If your health was taken away
from you today - what would
you have for tomorrow?
A major study of 25,164 Ontario University students showed that between 2013 and 2016 there was a 50% increase in anxiety, 47% increase in depression and 86 percent increase in substance abuse. Suicide attempts also rose 47% during that period
Survey by the National Charity Kids Help Phone: 1 in 3 parents notice teenagers struggling with emotional issues on social media daily. 36% of parents have daily anxiety about their child's social media interactions.
Seventy Percent of mental health problems have their onset during childhood or adolescence ( CAMH )
More than 1 in 5 people in Canada are diagnosed with some form of Mental Illness (Canadian Mental Health Association), and remember: they have a family ( CMHA )
The financial cost of Mental Illness for Private and Public Corporations in Canada is over $50 Billion per year. ( Financial Post )
The Covid Pandemic has demonstrated the fundamental need for a Personal Wellness Plan for every Canadian
Les Schmidt has been a teacher and coach for over thirty four years. Since 1990, he has presented in over one hundred organizations and over 15,000 people on the topic of High Level Wellness. Now he tells his personal journey of living with his Bi-Polar Disorder and Clinical Depression, in his presentation, "The Ugly, The Bad and The Good Of Living With Mental Health Challenges".