Year: 1992 Source: Toronto, Ontario: Canadian Psychiatric Association, (September 30, 1992). 30p. SIEC No: 19920606

In May & June 1992, COMPAS Inc. conducted a nationwide survey of 1500 Canadian adults on their awareness, attitudes & opinions on issues associated with mental health, mental illness & depression. 47% of respondents indicated they felt “really stressed” a few times a week or all the time, & one-in-three (33%) indicated that they felt “really depressed” once a month or more. Stigma was identified as a barrier to seeking help; 35% thought mental illness was a result of personal weakness.