Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week - May 5-11, 2014

It is estimated that 1 in 5 adult Canadians will suffer from a mental disorder at some point in their lives.  Anxiety disorders and depression are the most common.  It is also reported that mental health problems place an estimated $14.4 billion total economic cost on Canadians.

How you feel about your self can play a big part in your mental well-being. Accept Day 3's challenge to Be Yourself.

Check back tomorrow for a new challenge!

Mental Health Week is designed to encourage people across Canada to consider the role that mental health plays in our daily lives.  This week is a time to raise awareness about mental health and all the ways it impacts us, our loved ones, our friends, co-workers and society.