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10+ Years

$3,000,000+ Raised

A national day of action and annual fundraising campaign to improve mental health programs and services across Canada.

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Hold the Date! National Defeat Depression Day Next Year is on May 25, 2024

Thank you to everyone who participated in the May 2023 Defeat Depression events, so far we have raised over $152,000! Your support has been phenomenal - we can't thank you enough! Your ongoing participation truly makes a difference in our mission to defeat depression. Have photos to share? Upload them here!

The main events may be complete - but you can still participate in the National Campaign! Donate or Register today to #defeatdepression!

2023 Defeat Depression Day Broadcast

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Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC), with the support of our national and regional partners, has raised over $3 million for mental health programs, resources, and services across Canada. MDSC continues to empower mental health conversations by engaging individuals and organizations to reduce the stigma around mental illness.

Join us, Together We can Defeat Depression. We can directly change the way society views mental illness and support direct mental health programming, including; peer support, education, drop-in centres, counselling, fully accessible mental health resources and more. These are critical supports that help save lives and would not be possible without your commitment to fostering the next generation of mental health change-makers and advocates. Donate or Register today to #defeatdepression!

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