mental health disabilities

Mental Health Disabilities & Risk of Violence

Canadians with Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Higher At Risk for Being Victims of Violence

Mental health disabilities among Canadians include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and substance use disorder which dramatically affects their quality of life. According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (GSS), 10 percent of people living with mental health disabilities reported having been a victim of violence that year. Mental illness can develop Mental Health Disabilities & Risk of Violence