Mental Health Petition to the Government of Canada

PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Mental illness and mental health have been neglected in Canada far too long. Many individuals with mental illnesses are living lives of desperation. Whereas;

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The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) exists to promote the mental health of all people and to serve mental health consumers, their families and friends. Founded in 1918, it is one of the oldest voluntary organizations in Canada. The petition to the Canadian government is part of Mental Health week May 6-12, 2002 http://www.cmha.ca

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http://www.cmha.ca/mhw2002 http://www.cmha.ca/emergingintolight

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    Leah Gillespie, Canada

    1 year ago Country: Canada
    Comments: As someone with mental health issues I see the lack of help that really is out there. As someone who speaks out professionally on these issues, I have to encourage other young adults to seek help that simply is not there. Most mental illness becomes prominent between 16 and 21, which is precisely the age gap where people are no longer on the youth side, but also not yet adults. There is no peer group of support even if they manage to get on one side or the other. Something needs to change.
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    Barbara Cooke, Canada

    3 years ago Country: Canada
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    Elida, Brazil

    3 years ago Country: Congo
    Comments: Tocudhown! That's a really cool way of putting it!
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