Mental Health can affect how we think, feel and act in all the different areas of our lives. As such, it is important for us to take care of our mental health.
Some Facts about Mental Health Issues:
40% of Canadians say their mental health has deteriorated since the onset of the Covid-19 Pandemic
1 in 5 Canadians experience mental illness or a mental health issue in any given year
Approximately 8% of adults will experience major depression at some time in their lives
Suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds, and 16% among 25-44 year olds.
Anxiety disorders affect 5% of the household population
By age 40, about 50% of the population will have or have had a mental illness.
Approximately 10-20% of Canadian Youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder
If you or someone you love is struggling with mental health issues, please reach out. There is help available.
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