The numbers could be much higher, due to unreported mental health challenges. “No one is exempt from the challenges of this pandemic,” said Sara Jordan, Executive Director, Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary Region (CMHA Calgary).
According to the CMHA Calgary, there are risk factors to pay attention to.
“Poor nutrition, limited social connections and physical activity, tobacco use and high alcohol consumption are all things to watch for – in yourself and in others,” says CMHA’s Jordan.
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