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The Canadian Mental Health Association has created a complete series of pamphlets with vital information on mental health and mental illness. 

The pamphlet series is available on line free of charge (as a PDF) or you can purchase copies.  Click here for more information.  The series includes:

A number of fact sheets are available on line at CMHA, Ontario.  You can either search the complete collection or browse the by topics such as:

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POVERTY AND MENTAL ILLNESS: Preventing Poverty Promotes Good Mental Health

Did you know that 1 in 5 Ontarians within a given year experience mental illness? And that 275,317 persons in Ontario with a serious mental illness are unemployed?

It is important to understand the interactive and complex link between poverty and mental illness in order to promote mental health and support people in recovery.

Read CMHA Ontario's Backgrounder on Poverty and Mental Illness for more information.

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HANGIN' IN THERE: Strategies for Job Retention by Persons with a Psychiatric Disability
This publication is an exciting new booklet that outlines strategies on keeping a job by people with a psychiatric disability. The reader will discover how people with a disability are overcoming the challenges faced in keeping a job. In addition, employers weigh in with their viewpoints on hiring people with psychiatric disabilities.

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STEPS TO EMPLOYMENT  A Workbook for People Who Have Experienced Mental Health Problems

Being able to work is important to many people, although this might be for a variety of reasons. The right to meaningful employment is a fundamental component of life in a healthy and democratic community. Working for a living can bring a sense of dignity and self-worth.

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From the CMHA, National website, view the latest mental health statistics in Canada.  

Fast Facts - Who is affected by mental health problems and mental illness?

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An online resource for family members, friends, and caregivers of people with mental illness.

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YOUR EDUCATION YOUR FUTURE - the first comprehensive guide for college and university students with psychiatric disabilities

On December 1, 2004, the Canadian Mental Health Association released Your Education Your Future, the first comprehensive Canadian guide for college and university students with psychiatric disabilities. This long-awaited resource is based on information gathered from colleges and universities from across Canada.  It features first-hand experiences and advise from students with psychiatric disabilities who were willing to share their unique perspective of the rewards and of higher education.  

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A new publication and website were released by the Canadian Mental Health Association on November 1, 2004 to to help raise awareness and educate students, parents and high school staff about dealing with mental illness or mental health problems. The resource includes tips on recognizing signs and symptoms, learning how to cope, and when and where to get help.

For more information, visit the Mental Health and High School Website.

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