Mental health disorders are a growing public health concern among people of all ages1. Unlike physical disorders, most mental health issues start early in childhood and adulthood, and have long-term health and socioeconomic impacts on individuals and their families2.

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we have created an infographic on the latest statistics and ways to improve and maintain your wellbeing.

By Loukiana Chatzinasiou

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1 Mental Health Foundation (2016). ‘Fundemental Facts about Mental Health’
2 Malla, A., et al (2018). ‘Youth Mental Health Should Be a Top Priority for Health Care in Canada’, The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 63(4): 216-222.

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