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Human Face of Mental Health and Mental Illness in Canada

Creator: Governmen of Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Mental Health

Tags: aboriginal health, alcohol, anxiety, eating disorders, gambling, hospitalization, mental health, mood disorders, schizophrenia, smoking, substance use, suicide

Date: 2006



The purpose of this report is to “raise awareness and increase knowledge and understanding about mental health and mental illness in Canada.” Chapters focus on mood disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, suicidal behaviour, mental health, problematic substance use, gambling, hospitalization, and Aboriginal people’s mental health and well-being.