Episode 245

On World Mental Health Day 2023


October 2nd, 2023

22 mins 25 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

This week, Caitlin Plant, Program Manager at Distress and Crisis Ontario, talks about World Mental Health Day, which occurs on October 10th. She explores the World Health Organization’s “World mental health report” and discusses the theme for World Mental Health Day 2023, “Mental Health is a Universal Human Right”. The information in today’s podcast comes from the World Health Organization (WHO) and The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH). To view the WHO’s information on World Mental Health Day, click here: https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-mental-health-day/2023. To view the WFMH’s page, click here: https://wmhdofficial.com/. And if you would like to vie the WHO’s “World mental health report”, click here: https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240049338. If you need support for any reason, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your nearest distress centre or ONTX. You can find your closest Member centre at www.dcontario.org/locations and can access ONTX between the hours of 2PM to 2AM daily from any page of our website or by texting SUPPORT to 258258. If you would like to provide feedback on this episode, past episodes, or request future content, you can do so using the following link: https://forms.gle/o8yUPMss6wo8dP1X8. Thank you for listening, we hope you join us again next week.

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