The battle against the stigmatization of mental illness has been a long, arduous one. But Linda Mohri, the intake director at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), says that it’s a fight that’s slowly being won. “We’re certainly seeing an increase in demand for services as people become more comfortable talking about these problems,” she says.
However, with one in five people in Canada living with mental illness, many still aren’t receiving the support, care or treatment they need. Here’s some advice on knowing when to seek help and where to go.
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