Addictions & Mental Health

Canadians With Mental Health Conditions And Addictions Higher Risk For Being Victims Of Violence

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About one million Canadians live with a mental health-related disability including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and substance abuse which dramatically affects their quality of life. According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (GSS), 10 percent of people living with a mental health-related disability reported having been a victim of violence that […]

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Canadians with Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Higher At Risk for Being Victims of Violence

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Canadians with Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Higher At Risk for Being Victims of Violence About one million Canadians live with a mental health-related disability including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and substance abuse which dramatically affects their quality of life. According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (GSS), 10 percent of […]

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CIHI Report: 155,000 Canadians Hospitalized For Addictions and Mental Health Conditions

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155,000 Canadians Hospitalized For Addictions and Mental Health Conditions In 2017 to 2018, more than 400 Canadians were hospitalized every day due to harm from substance abuse, according to a recent report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). The report states that 155,000 people were admitted over the year due to substance abuse. […]