Media Centre

Our Executive Director, Rita Chahal along with other MDAM staff members are often called upon to do media interviews. Below are some of the more recent media spotlights, if you are looking to interview us, please contact info@moodmb.ca to schedule a media interview. For media inquiries, please email our Brand Manager at brandmanager@moodmb.ca.

Blog

November 10, 2023

The Power of Exercise for Coping with Depression and Anxiety

Introduction In our fast-moving world, where worries about mental health are growing, exercise has gained attention as a way to ...

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Awareness, Mental Health, Wellness,

Blog

November 10, 2023

Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace: Building a Supportive Space

Recently, society has made big strides in understanding mental health. Yet, one area that needs attention is mental health at ...

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Awareness, Mental Health, Wellness,

Press Video

September 21, 2023

Manitoba addictions and mental health services struggling to keep up

Mental health and addictions supports and services are in high demand in Manitoba, in a sector plagued by staffing and ...

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Addictions, Awareness, Mental Health, Partners,

Blog

August 31, 2023

Coping with Summertime Blues: Understanding and Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Coping with Summertime Blues: Understanding and Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder When we hear the phrase “summertime blues,” we often ...

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Mental Health, Recovery, Wellness, Youth,

Blog

August 28, 2023

Art and Music Therapy for Mood Disorders: Cultivating Emotional Wellness

Written by MDAM Staff Within the world of mental health treatment, art and music therapies have emerged as potent tools ...

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Mental Health, Wellness,

Press Video

June 9, 2023

M.A.D. Camp 2023: Learn More From Our Morning with CTV

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Awareness, Mental Health, Wellness, Youth,

Video

May 25, 2023

ED shares information with Manitobans about the upcoming Run 4 Women on June 3rd

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Awareness, Fundraising, Mental Health, Run for Women, Wellness,

Media Releases

March 21, 2023

Executive Director Rita Chahal speaks about women’s programming with 680 CJOB

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Awareness, Funder, Mental Health, Partners, Run for Women, Wellness,

Media Releases

March 21, 2023

Regional Development Manager Marian Goldstone shares her story with 680 CJOB

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Awareness, Mental Health, Recovery, Wellness,

Press

March 21, 2023

Women’s Program Coordinator Featured in IWD Post for Run for Women

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba’s Women’s Program Coordinator – Asta Carvalho – was featured in a post by Shoppers Drug ...

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Funder, Mental Health, Recovery, Run for Women,

Press Video

February 14, 2023

Executive Director Rita Chahal talks about the spike in demand for mental health services with CTV News

Executive Director Rita Chahal talks about the spike in demand for mental health services, and how you can help health ...

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Awareness, Fundraising, Mental Health,

Press Video

January 25, 2023

Executive Director Rita Chahal on the New Winter ASK Campaign with CTV News

MDAM has launched the ‘Winter ASK Campaign,’ which invites individuals, corporations and organizations to support the work being done at ...

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Awareness, Fundraising, Mental Health,

Video

January 24, 2023

Recipient of Top 25 Immigrants in Canada Award Gives Advice to Newcomers

Executive Director Rita Chahal spoke to Umulticultural Channel about her first experiences and settling into life in Canada. She shares ...

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Awareness, Mental Health, Wellness,

Media Releases

January 23, 2023

Executive Director Rita Chahal Honoured with Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

Recognizing community leadership, the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal is awarded to recipients who have made contributions to society at large. ...

Press Video

January 23, 2023

Rita Chahal Speaks to UMulticultural on the Importance of Community Support

Executive Director Rita Chahal speaks to UMulticultural on the importance of providing and finding community supports for those living with ...

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Awareness, Mental Health,

Video

September 3, 2022

Women’s Speaker Series: Marion Cooper

Marion Cooper helps us crush the stigma around mental health, one story at a time by sharing her story, “How ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Video

June 23, 2022

Women’s Speaker Series: Rita Chahal

Rita Chahal helps us crush the stigma around mental health, one story at a time by sharing her story, “Light ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Press

June 4, 2022

Run for Women 2022

Rita Chahal, Executive Director at MDAM in an exclusive interview with CTV News talks about Run for Women by Shoppers ...

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Fundraising, Run for Women,

Press

June 2, 2022

Run helps raise awareness for mood disorders

Run helps raise awareness for mood disorders – Rita Chahal’s interview with The Brandon Sun External Media Link:

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Fundraising,

Press

May 3, 2022

National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

Dana Lance, MDAM’s youth program coordinator was interviewed as part of the proclamation for May 7th for National Child and Youth ...

Press

February 17, 2022

Manitoba lays out 5-year plan to improve mental health care

Manitoba lays out 5-year plan to improve mental health care.

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Mental Health,

Video

February 17, 2022

Women’s Speaker Series: Dorota Blumczynska

Dorota Blumczynska helps us crush the stigma around mental health, one story at a time by sharing her story, “Her ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Blog

January 25, 2022

4 Self-Care Activities That Support Mental Health

Embracing processes that support emotional well-being helps remove the stigma that is often associated with mental health disorders. Practicing self-care is a ...

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Mental Health,

Blog

January 25, 2022

Jeff Gobeil: Morbid Stuff

My name is Ozawii Makoons, my English name is Jeffery Gobeil. In 2015 I read a sticker on my sisters’ ...

Press

January 24, 2022

Finding his (Turkish) get-up and go

Finding his (Turkish) get-up and go – Nolan De Leon raised more than $3,500 for the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba. ...

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Awareness, Fundraising,

Video

January 20, 2022

Women’s Speaker Series: Debra Jonasson-Young

Debra Jonasson-Young helps us crush the stigma around mental health, one story at a time by sharing her story, “The ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Press

January 6, 2022

Marian Goldstone talks about burnout amidst the pandemic

Marian Goldstone talks about burnout amidst the pandemic on Global News on January 6, 2022 (1:01 mark)

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Awareness, Mental Health,

Press

January 3, 2022

Marian Goldstone discusses the WRAP program on CBC News

Marian Goldstone discusses the WRAP program on CBC News

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Awareness, Mental Health,

Media Releases

January 1, 2022

United Way Agency Tour of MDAM

United Way Agency Tour of MDAM

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Funder,

Video

December 16, 2021

Women’s Speaker Series: Ali Ritchie

Ali Ritchie helps us crush the stigma around mental health, one story at a time by sharing her story, “A ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Press

December 12, 2021

MDAM Executive Director, Rita Chahal’s latest interview on CTV News

MDAM Executive Director, Rita Chahal’s latest interview on CTV News.

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Awareness,

Video

November 18, 2021

Women’s Speaker Series: Susan Spiropoulos

Susan Spiropoulos helps us crush the stigma around mental health, one story at a time by sharing her story,”Making My ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Video

October 21, 2021

Women’s Speaker Series: Marian Goldstone

Marian Goldstone helps us crush the stigma around mental health, one story at a time by sharing her story, “Strength ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Press

September 17, 2021

Chantal Kreviazuk talks about being the keynote speaker

CTV Morning Live September 17,2021 – Chantal Kreviazuk talks about being the keynote speaker at the Mood Disorders Association of ...

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Women's Speaker Series,

Press

August 10, 2021

LIVE From M.A.D. Camp – August 10, 2021 

CTV Winnipeg Morning News – LIVE From M.A.D. Camp – August 10, 2021 

Media Releases

July 20, 2021

$50,000 Stabilization Grant Received from the Winnipeg Foundation – July 20, 2021

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba is excited to acknowledge the award of a $50,000 Stabilization Grant from the Winnipeg Foundation.

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Funder, Partners,

Press

June 22, 2021

Run for Women fosters better mental health – June 22, 2021

Executive Director Rita Chahal talks about the upcoming Run for Women event in support of women’s mental health programs at ...

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Fundraising, Run for Women,

Press

June 21, 2021

Running to raise money for women’s mental health – June 21, 2021

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba is the recipient of this year’s Run for Women fundraiser in Manitoba. Proceeds will go ...

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Fundraising, Run for Women,

Press

May 11, 2021

Rita Chahal and colleague Marian Goldstone discuss the importance of mental health

May 11, 2021 – Listen in as Executive Director Rita Chahal and colleague Marian Goldstone discuss the importance of mental health ...

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Awareness, Mental Health,

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