Canada's Mental Health

An under recognized issue

1 in 3 people will be affected by a mental illness in their life

10.1% of Canadian citizen in 2012 have been reported to have one or more symptoms of a mental illness

The most common disorder is a major depressive episode

Majority of the percentage is youth aged 15 - 24. More youth girls have a form or a mental illness, while boys have more reports of substance abuse. The least amount of the percentage is the oldest age group,age 65+.

More awareness needs to be brought to this issue