This is Canadian Mental health week. Yet anxiety, depression and other sorts of mental disorders are with us every day of the year. This is no less so, with this pandemic which continues to plague the working class, especially frontline workers.
Under normal circumstances, 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 5 children suffer from mental health issues at some point in their lives. That is a considerable proportion of the people in our union and in our communities. What can we do about it?
This mental health week is an ideal time to consider the following: