Familiar with “Blue Mondays”? What about anxious, stressed or empty Mondays?
If you have, you’re in good company. Almost every single person across Canada has woken up feeling stressed or anxious or perhaps even depressed at some point. It’s important to pay attention to those feelings. That’s part of dealing with your mental health and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, the more you look after it, the healthier your life will be.
Sadly, some people live with those feelings all the time. Even worse, they must live with the shame, discrimination and lack of treatment and support that goes with it.
It’s time to change the way we think about, act about, act towards and treat mental health in Canada. The situation must change – which is why CUPE is backing the NOT MYSELF TODAY campaign.
Here’s what you can do: