- Over 500,000 Canadians missed work today because of a mental health issue.
- $51 billion is the annual economic cost of mental illness in Canada
- 1 in 3 workplace disability claims are related to mental illness
These statistics are staggering. 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness directly and those who do not personally have a mental health problem will likely have a friend, colleague or family member who is dealing with a mental health issue. Everyone is affected by mental health.