Canadian seniors and mental health

Canadian seniors and mental health

>>Tracy Johnson, Director of Health System Analysis and Emerging Issues, CIHI: 1 out of 5 Canadian seniors surveyed experienced emotional distress in the past 2 years, which they found difficult to cope with on their own. When specifically asked about depression, anxiety and other mental health problems, 14% of Canadian seniors said that they had …

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Mental Health Matters: Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults

Mental Health Matters: Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults

– What I want to tell you right now, whether you are 10 years old, a high school student, a university student, whether you are a professional in the middle of your life or whether you’re older than that, it does not matter. Depression, and most mental illnesses, rob us of our self esteem and …

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