Mental health disorders are a growing public health concern among people of all ages*. 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 families**.

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

* Mental Health Foundation (2016). ‘Fundemental Facts about Mental Health’
** 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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