This one-page Statistics Canada Infographic highlights data pertaining to Canadians’ mental health in 2020, including:
- Almost 1 in 10 Canadians perceived their mental health to be ‘fair or poor’ in 2020.
- Women’s mental health suffered more than men’s.
- The rate of apparent opioid toxicity deaths increased by 74% compared to 2019.
- In 2020, Kids Help Phone received a 137% increase in service interactions across Canada, compared to 2019. Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 e-mental health service offering free, confidential support to young people in English and French.
Published By: Statistics Canada
Publication Date: June, 2022
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