Year: 2021 Source: Ottawa, ON: Author. (2021). 21 p. SIEC No: 20210292

Together, with our stakeholder partners, we are making real and powerful change. Our collective successes have led to an era where mental health is better understood than ever before.

But with greater awareness and less stigma, our over-stretched system is bowing under the weight.

In Canada, more than 1.6 million people have an unmet need for mental health care, and one in two have experienced a delay in accessing services (or know someone who has).

The need for access to quality, timely, and culturally appropriate mental health care cannot be overstated. It is up to all of us to answer the call.

Our plan for doing so sets out three strategic objectives.