Year: 2023 Source: Toronto, ON: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. (2022). 52 p. SIEC No: 20230726
People of South Asian descent living in Canada are impacted by various social determinants of health that can negatively influence their mental health and may decrease their access to care. South Asians in Canada with majorĀ  depression are also 85 per cent less likely to seek treatment than other Canadians who experience the same illness.5 The lower use of mental health services highlights the need for appropriate care for these populations.