Why Mental Health Checkups Are A Good Idea (And Where to Start)

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health, so doesn’t it make sense to get a regular mental health checkup too?

Such issues affect more Canadians than you might think. One in five of us will experience a mental health problem or illness of some sort, regardless of age, gender, education, income or cultural background. Certain segments of the population are, however, more vulnerable to mental health issues. 63 percent of Canadian millennials self-report as being in a high-risk bracket. And it’s not surprising given the burdens they’re shouldering in student debt, shaky employment and high living costs.

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