Thrive Toronto has introduced Toronto’s first mental wellness plan, focusing on systemic factors like poverty, housing, and inequities. The plan, developed over 18 months, emphasizes a shift from mental illness to wellness. Key actions include a community mental health report card, a climate change and mental health strategy, stress reduction through housing access, expanded workplace mental health benefits, and a learning center for mental wellness. By addressing the root causes of mental health issues, the plan aims to create a more resilient and thriving Toronto. The collaboration is jointly funded by the City of Toronto, United Way Greater Toronto, and Wellesley Institute.
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