1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime.
Mental illness affects people of all ages, cultures, education and income levels.
It can be your family, friends, co-workers or yourself. Let’s take action together for a better mental health.
The overall goal of the Prevention and Promotion Program is to build community capacity through empowering individuals with the knowledge of mental health and resources so that they can play a more active role when it comes to their mental health. As well, the suite of programs aim to build community capacity by providing accurate information to reduce stigma, by advocating equal access to mental health services, and by encouraging community participation.
Based on an empowerment and capacity building approach, our Prevention and Promotion Program delivers: