Mental Health Literacy

Intensions Study: Mental Health Literacy

Intensions Study: Mental Health Literacy

A new study by Intensions Consulting and the University of British Columbia was recently published in the Journal of Mental Health, under the title, 'Men's depression and suicide literacy: a nationally representative Canadian survey.'

The study, which surveyed 901 English-speaking Canadian adults, confirmed a number of gaps in men's depression literacy, with over a third of Canadian adults (38%) incorrectly believing that having several distinct personalities may be a sign of men’s depression, and almost a quarter of Canadian adults (24%) incorrectly believing that men with depression often speak in a rambling and disjointed way.