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Mental Health and the High Cost of Living: Policy Brief Highlights

The high cost of living in Canada has led to increased financial insecurity, pressures on food and housing affordability, and income inequality — which all significantly impact mental health and well-being. Inequities are experienced differently by people with mental health-related disabilities, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis, rural and remote communities, newcomer and racialized communities, 2SLGBTQ+ communities, women, men, children, youth, older adults, and unpaid caregivers. The highlights include key messages, intersectional issues, and policy recommendations.

Read the full policy brief to learn more about this important topic.

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