Each year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will experience a mental health problem or illness. In Canada, each week nearly 500,000 people are affected by mental health challenges and are unable to work.
We seek to improve by opening doors to a better future for people affected by mental health and substance use.
3.1 Advance the need for pan‑Canadian strategies to address inequities in mental health programs and services.
3.2 Support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis in creating meaningful solutions to address the wellness needs of their communities.
3.3 Improve resiliency and mental health literacy to build greater informal support networks to augment strained clinical services.