1.0 WHY A MENTAL HEALTH REPORT

MENTAL HEALTH PROFILE 2018

The first step in understanding a system is to describe it. Lambton Public Health has responded to this call to action by creating a mental health profile for our community. By bringing together reliable data from multiple sources, this profile can inform future steps to improve mental health for our residents. While no description is perfect, we hope that reading this report gives you an understanding of the strengths and challenges in our system. Since mental health affects us all, knowing what is available in Lambton County to promote mental health and prevent mental illness can help to keep us well. This report also offers some clear opportunities for improving the mental health system, with a focus on mental health promotion, so that every resident of Lambton can flourish.

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INTRODUCTION