Majority of Canadians suffering from a mental-health issue, sleeping disorder: survey

More than half (57 per cent) of Canadian employees and managers are currently suffering from a mental-health problem or sleeping disorder, or have done so in the past, according to new research by Morneau Shepell Ltd. However, 27 per cent of employees and 32 per cent of managers surveyed said they’re able to go through their daily work routines in spite of mental-health issues. “There is a lot of depression that we do not see,” said Paula Allen, vice-president of research and analytic solutions at Morneau Shepell, at the company’s seventh annual workplace mental-health summit in Toronto on Wednesday.

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