Mental Illness Knows No Boundaries
Each year, one in five Canadians will experience a mental illness or problem. 500,000 Canadians will miss work each week as a result. It impacts virtually every Canadian family and affects all socioeconomic, educational, and cultural backgrounds. You know someone who is struggling right now.
Physical activities like walking and running and increased social interaction all have a demonstrated positive impact on our mental health. It is treatable and people do recover!
The Mood Disorders Society of Canada’s Defeat Depression Campaign offers you a way to help foster hope, increase awareness and reduce the stigma of mental illness. Please sign up on the website, and invite your family, friends and co-workers to support you or join your team. Together we will make positive change.
Together we can reduce stigma around mental illness, build a strong pan-Canadian mental health network and work to ensure supports are available.
Make a difference! Get involved and have a positive impact on your community, play a vital role in supporting your local mental health resources, and develop new and lasting friendships.
Joining is easy, and events are fun.