You are a teacher, a parent, a social worker? Learn to identify the signs of youth depression and how to intervene with the Partners for Life program.

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According to the World Health Organization,

depression is the leading cause of disease and disability in adolescents, and suicide is one of the five leading causes of death among young people.[1] More than ever, raising awareness among teenagers about the signs and symptoms of depression is essential. That’s why the Mental Illness Foundation is proud to announce that since the creation of the Partners for Life program in 1998, 1 million young Quebecers have learned to recognize the signs and symptoms of depression.
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[1] “Health for the world’s adolescents” (La santé pour les adolescents du monde), World Heath Organization, May 14, 2014

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2016-05-20

United for Mental Health with The Gourmet Races

The Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal Foundation, the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Foundation and the Mental Illness Foundation are pleased to team up with The Gourmet Races in their effort to raise money for mental health awareness.

2016-05-09

26th annual golf tournament

The Mental Illness Foundation and the Fondation Québec Jeunes join their forces to promote well-being and mental health awareness for our youth.

2016-05-03

Preventing adolescent depression: 1 million for the future

An announcement that brings hope during the National Mental Health Week, May 2 to 8, 2016

2016-04-27

Gaspe Youth rally around a good cause!

Students from C.E. Pouliot High School created a video on the importance of supporting one another.