2014 Victoria’s Vital Signs reported that self-reported rates of positive mental health have increased in our region over the past five years. Despite that, 1 in 5 Canadian adults (4.5 million people) will suffer from mental illness in their lives. In Victoria, the Bipolar Babe is determined to stomp out the stigma of mental illness through education. Andrea Paquette is the Executive Director of the Bipolar Disorder Society of BC, and talks to students about her own experiences with Bipolar Disorder.
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