Well-Being Canada

THE ROAD TO

Well-Being Canada

Empowering every Canadian to support their own well-being
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Now, more than ever, there is a critical need for well-being resources and mental health interventions. With rising stress levels, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues, individuals of all ages, especially youth, are grappling with the consequences.

Canada is facing a mental health crisis

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1 in 4

people by the age of 25 will have experienced a mental health issue.

70%

of youth 6-18 experience a deterioration in at least one mental health domain – such as depression, anxiety, irritability, attention, hyperactivity, obsessions or compulsions.

70%

of mental health problems onset during childhood or adolescence.

Mental health issues

Kelowna Chevrolets Mental Health Initiatives

Mammas for Mammas

Kelowna Chevrolet has cultivated a lasting partnership with Mammas for Mammas, a non-profit organization dedicated to poverty relief support include women who have been exposed to domestic violence. The dealership consistently channels donations and funds towards Mammas for Mammas, recognizing the critical importance of addressing the challenges faced by women who have experienced poverty or domestic violence. Beyond financial support, Kelowna Chevrolet actively engages in initiatives that raise awareness about the mental health struggles often associated with such traumatic experiences. By fostering a collaborative environment with Mammas for Mammas, Kelowna Chevrolet reinforces its belief that a caring community is one that supports and uplifts those who have faced adversity, particularly in the realm of mental health.

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Kelowna Wildfires

Kelowna Chevrolet stands out not only for its exceptional commitment to automotive excellence but also for its genuine concern for the well-being of the community it serves. In a region where the summer months bring not only hot temperatures but also the ominous threat of wildfires, Kelowna Chevrolet has demonstrated dedication to mental health support.

Understanding the emotional toll that such challenging times can take on individuals, the dealership took proactive measures to make a positive impact. During the tough and hot summer months, Kelowna Chevrolet initiated rallying the community to contribute to mental health resources. The dealership not only collected generous donations but also went above and beyond by offering free trailer spots to those affected by the wildfires. This thoughtful gesture not only reflects Kelowna Chevrolet’s corporate responsibility but also underscores their commitment to being a compassionate pillar in the community during times of adversity.

Okanagan Food Bank

Kelowna Chevrolet has a strong and lasting partnership with the Okanagan Food Bank, showing their ongoing commitment to tackling hunger in the community. They regularly organize events and campaigns to gather donations or funds specifically for the food bank. These efforts are aimed at getting both their staff and the local community involved, making it easier for everyone to contribute and support those who are facing mental health challenges and food insecurity. Kelowna Chevrolet understands the important role played by the Okanagan Food Bank in providing essential help to individuals and families in need.

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A focus on promotion and prevention

Starting with Canada’s youth, Well-being Canada is helping to build a healthier future generation. Our K-12 program empowers students with the essential skills and tools they need to build resilience, foster self-care habits and translate knowledge into impactful action. As we incorporate social-emotional learning and mental health literacy into the core curriculum nationwide, we break down stigma and equip our youth with formidable competencies, championing their lifelong well-being.
And watch for new resources for the family and workplace in 2024!

A focus on promotion and prevention