Enhance, Maintain and Promote the Mental Health of Individuals


  • Mental illness affects all Canadians at some time during their lives
  • Mental illness can be effectively treated
  • 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime
  • Mental health problems are not a normal part of aging
  • Mental illness typically strikes young people between the age of 16-25
  • Mental illness can affect families regardless of age, race, religion or education