Mental Health Campaign in Canada

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), with the support of TransCanada Corporation, RBC Financial and other partners, has launched a campaign titled My Mental Health.  This campaign aims to increase awareness of mental illness in an effort to eliminate the misconceptions surrounding it.  Their website, www.mymentalhealth.ca, presents the five-step plan.

  • Learn about mental health by reading about the many types of illnesses such as depression, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia. 
  • Measure your mental health by assessing your knowledge and how you deal with certain stresses.
  • Get help if you need it through the many types of help available such as counseling, medication or alternative methods.
  • Take action to make a difference by advocating, volunteering, hosting a mental health party, or just simply helping to get the mental health conversation started.
  • Donate to support local programs and events funding for CMHA and other local non-profit organizations ensures that resources for individuals living with a mental illness will be available when you or someone you know needs such resources.

Click here to take the Work-Life Balance Quiz by CMHA.

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