Women’s Mental Health

The LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ program and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have partnered to raise awareness and promote women’s mental health across Canada.

This site includes an interactive Mental Health Self Check tool and Action Plan that Canadian women can use to learn more about their mental health.

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Why is mental health important for women?

Good mental health is essential to the overall health and well-being of all women.

Taking care of your mental health is a key part of taking care of yourself.

Some mental disorders, including anxiety and depression, are more common in women.

Mental health is connected to physical health.

Did You Know?

Mental Health Self Check and Action Plan

To learn more about your mental health and how to develop your own personalized action plan, start the Mental Health Self Check (Self Check)* and Action Plan today!

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*Keyes, C. L. M. (2002). The mental health continuum: From languishing to flourishing in life. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 43(2), 207−222.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) would like to acknowledge Dr. Corey Keyes, Professor, Emory University, who developed the Mental Health Self Check. We thank Dr. Keyes for his permission to use this tool to help Canadian women learn more about their mental health in this website.

All information about mental health on this webpage is adapted from: Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2012) Changing directions, changing lives: The mental health strategy for Canada. Calgary, AB: Author.