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Tivi Galleries in Kuujjuaq is selling these green sealskin ribbons during May, Mental Health Month.

"Mental illness makes people violent".

What is very important, says Wentz, is that mental illness and substance-use disorders, which are present in about 60 percent of people with mental illness, must be recognized as real illnesses and they must be treated at the same level as physical health conditions.

If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health challenge, the health department suggests you reach out to a trusted friend, family member, teacher, counsellor or elder for help. Sometimes people-especially teenagers to young adults-struggling with mental health concerns develop habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illnesses, or that could be signs of mental health problems themselves.

A new course created to help nurses, midwives and health visitors to improve services for women with maternal mental health problems is to be launched later this year by Sheffield Hallam University.

That's the view of the Health Minister as he admitted mental health has become a huge issue.

"As a Society we are proud to be part of Mental Health Awareness Week and proud to have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge".

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This year, Mental Health Week is taking place from May 1 to 7, 2017.

"Don't be ashamed. I mean mental health issues are more common than people realize".

Join the conversation online - help us normalize the conversation around mental health by sharing your stories about mental health, prevention, recovery and more by using #myMHconvo. Beverages and light refreshments will be served. He was suffering from mental health illness and had been admitted to hospital the night before but discharged in the morning.

Individuals seeking help for mental illness should call the Behavioral Health Division at 414-257-7665 to be connected to resources.

Ontario supports the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health and the Good2Talk/ Allo, j'écoute mental health helpline, which provides direct counseling and referral services 24 hours a day, seven days a week in English and French.

He won't say how much will be set aside for mental health care in the budget.


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