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Approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide today – and every day – in Canada

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
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More than 30% of disability claims and 70% of disability costs are attributed to mental illness.

The Mental Health Commission of Canada
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Less than 4% of medical research funding goes to mental illness research.

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health
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Adults with severe mental health problems and illnesses die up to 25 years earlier than adults in the general population.

Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
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In Canada, only 1 out of 5 children who need mental health services receives them.

CMHA
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Suicide accounts for 28% of all deaths among 15-19 year-olds.

CAMH
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Only 49% of Canadians said they would socialize with a friend who has a serious mental illness.

Canadian Medical Association
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Mood and anxiety disorders impact an estimated 22% of the Canadian population.

CMHA
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27% of Canadians are fearful of being around people who suffer from serious mental illness.

Canadian Medical Association
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Once depression is recognized, help can make a difference for 80% of people who are affected, allowing them to get back to their regular activities.

CMHA
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At this very moment, some 3 million Canadians are suffering from depression.

CMHA
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On any given week, more than 500,000 Canadians will not go to work because of mental illness.

Mental Health Commission of Canada
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