Mental health is influenced by social, biological, psychological and economic factors. Further, mental illness affects about one out of every five Canadians at some point in their lifetime, including a wide range of conditions such as depression and schizophrenia. Mental health promotion strategies help to strengthen policy, people and communities. This enables individuals to enjoy fulfilling lives, build and sustain relationships and participate in their community. We offer expertise and resources for population-based mental health promotion, mental illness and addressing the social determinants of health.
PHO Grand Rounds: Pathways to Resilience: Nine Ways Families, Schools, and Communities Nurture a Child’s Well-being
Based on material from his two most recent books, Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success and I Still Love You: Nine Things Troubled Kids Need From Their Parents, as well as case examples from his clinical practice and his research, Dr. Ungar shares what parents and professionals have taught him about why a supportive environment is essential to improving young people’s resilience.