‘I was struggling’: Campaign highlights men’s depression – CTV Vancouver News
More than 840,000 Canadian men are affected by depression each year. Around 11 per cent of men and 16 per cent of Canadian women will experience major depression in the course of their lives, according to Health Canada. It is also the second leading cause of disability worldwide.
Within Canada men account for four times the number of suicides as women, with depression being a leading cause.
To counter this, the group HeadsUpGuys – which is funded by the Movember Foundation and the University of British Columbia – launched a story campaign and fundraiser at the start of the month. Read more…