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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2016-09-14

Let's Bond: Fundraising event October 14

Let's Bond is back with their popular event to support the Mental Illness Foundation and the Douglas Foundation

2016-09-13

Une sur cinq: running for mental illness!

Une sur cinq are a group of 10 runners that will run the half marathon in the upcoming Montreal marathon on September 25 to benefit the Mental Health Foundation.

2016-06-15

$302 000 to prevent depression in teenagers!

Once again, the annual golf tournament of the Mental Illness Foundation and the Quebec Youth Foundation was a tremendous success.

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.