Canada 150: A year of celebration, a year for mental health

  Jim and Sandi Treliving, National Chairs, 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health. Photo by Kevin Van Paassen

Jim and Sandi Treliving, National Chairs, 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health. Photo by Kevin Van Paassen

More than seven million Canadians will experience a mental illness this year. The impact can be devastating to individuals, friends, family and communities. But there is growing reason for hope: Hope for greater scientific understanding of the causes, for more consistent and attainable treatment and for broader social acceptance to break down the stigma that prevents people from getting the care they need.

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