Statistical and Research Sources

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  Mood Disorders of Ontario: Teen depression: symptoms and getting help- 

  According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 90% of all suicides are the result of mental illness. There are more deaths by suicide then in armed combat.

Disturbing statistics about suicide rates with suicide being second leading cause of death for children between the ages of 10-24. The leading cause of death is car accidents.

70% of all mental illness has its onset during childhood and adolesence...

Resources for teachers and schools

 "Breaking Down Barriers in Treating Youth Mental Illness" -1.2 million Ontario children suffer from mental illness or addiction but only 1 in 6 will seek treatment due to the stigma of mental illness. 

 "Opening Eyes, Opening Minds, shows that the overall burden of mental illness and addictions in Ontario is 1.5 times higher than all cancers and seven times higher than all infectious diseases." 

Teen suicide: 'We're not going to sit in silence'- Personal stories of families who lost a child to suicide. In 2007, 218 youth committed suicide which is three time the US rate per capita.

Will political correctness help remove the stigma? "Taking the Mental out of Mental Illness"  

 Flexibility in the workplace actually causes more stress??? 

  Is Depression Contagious?? Apparently, it is!


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