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Austin Mardon

October 6, 2017

Bullying a Serious Health Issue

Austin Mardon and Victoria Throckmorton When he was five years old, Austin Mardon’s mother was diagnosed with schizophrenia. One per cent of Canadians are diagnosed with […]
October 6, 2017

Opinion: The importance of medication for treating mental illness

EDMONTON JOURNAL Dr. Austin Mardon, a former NASA Antarctic researcher, has been taking medications for the treatment of his schizophrenia for the past 25 years. Mardon […]
July 13, 2017

Austin Mardon Receives Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Alberta

Edmonton—Austin Mardon, an inspiring advocate for the mentally ill who has worked tirelessly to eliminate the stigma associated with psychiatric disorders, will receive an honorary doctor […]
May 7, 2014

Mental Health Advocate Honoured

THE HERALD – May 27 2016 A long-time mental health advocate who hails from Lethbridge is one of the recipients of the newly established Sovereign’s Medal […]
May 5, 2014

CMA Awards Medal of Honour to Dr. Austin Mardon

OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2011 /CNW/ – The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will present the 2011 CMA Medal of Honour to Dr. Austin Mardon, PhD, who has […]
January 17, 2012

Catherine and Austin Mardon CM Schizophrenia Award

Edmonton, Alberta – Canada Austin Mardon, C.M. – appointed to the Order of Canada in 2006, is pleased to announce the establishment of an endowed award/scholarship […]