Nearly one in two (48 percent) Canadians are “very concerned” about their mental health as a result of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, survey Finds.
Those living in Ontario (52 per cent) and Alberta (51 per cent) express the greatest concern, followed by those in Atlantic Canada (49 per cent) and British Columbia (48 per cent).
More than four in 10 (41 percent) also expressed the same concern in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Quebec, found substance addiction treatment and concurrent mental health disorders provider Renascent.
More than eight in 10 (84 percent) Canadians say their mental health concerns have worsened across 15 factors since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic,
according to a separate report from the Conference Board of Canada and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC).