“We’ve all watched a loved one or someone we deeply care about suffer the pain of mental illness. We know how helpless it makes us feel. It doesn’t have to be this way. There’s no shame in battling mental illness or need to suffer in silence. Let’s break through stigmas, there is help out there,” Tracy Zambory, RN, SUN President
This week is Mental Health Week.
Set some time aside to learn more. Discover how mental health is just as important as physical health, find out how to check in on your own mental health, learn more about why Mental Health Week is important, and discover strategies for well-being with this useful resource prepared by the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Let’s work together to break down the stigmas and encourage and support honest & open dialogue.
Investing in our future means investing in the health and wellness of our youth - both their physical and mental health. Let’s create a strategy that ensures our youth are getting the support & help they need in their schools, communities & the health system.
Healthy emotional & social development in an individual's early years lays the foundation for mental health and resilience in adulthood. By the age of 25 approximately 20% of Canadians will develop a mental illness. We can change this by supporting a strong youth mental health strategy.
Get the facts about mental health in Canada here: https://cmha.ca/about-cmha/fast-facts-about-mental-illness