Do you suffer from anxiety, depression, or other mental health conditions? If you do, you are certainly not alone, and help is available. Although it isn’t discussed as openly and as frequently as often as it should be, mental health touches everyone directly or indirectly at some point in their lifetime. And teens are not an exception. Here are some interesting facts about the important topic of mental health and how to address any concerns you may have. Always remember, your well-being is important and there are people who care about you. General Facts About Mental Health
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- Mental health is one of the most widespread health issues in North America.
- 1 in 5 North Americans will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.
- 2 in 3 suffer in silence with mental health conditions in fear of judgment and rejection.
- Every day, over half a million Canadians miss work due to a form of mental illness.
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