Our government devoted needed resources to boost mental health services, launched targeted initiatives to help vulnerable populations, is embracing technology, and leading the charge globally.
From left, Conservative health critic Marilyn Gladu, Canadian ambassador to the UN in Geneva Rosemary McCarney, Canada's chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, and Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor at the World Health Assembly in May, where the minister helped launch the Alliance of Champions for Mental Health & Wellbeing. Photograph courtesy of Ginette Petitpas Taylor's Twitter
Many years ago, C.S. Lewis lamented that it’s “easier to say ‘My tooth is aching’ than to say ‘My heart is broken.’” Decades later, his remarks speak to a fundamental truth about mental health: many still don’t think of it as health at all.
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