‘Mental health pandemic’: Edmonton advocates aim to give youth hope for future

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The smoky entity didn’t halt a young section antheral from completing an ultramarathon successful the sanction of mental health Saturday.

Steven Vos laced up for a loop from Terwillegar Park to Rundle Park and backmost — a full of astir 70km — arsenic portion of “The More Than Your Mind 70KM Run” to enactment those struggling with intelligence illness.

Vos, who has suffered from slump and anxiousness successful the past, is raising wealth for Mental Health Foundation Alberta, an enactment that supports radical struggling with their intelligence wellness and addiction.

He said the tally was tough, but thing similar the conflict of intelligence wellness issues.

Vos has a extremity of $10,000.

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Meantime, younker intelligence wellness was the absorption of the Illuminated Wellness Fair held by the CASA Youth Council.

The time included a assortment of intelligence health-related activities, games and discussions.

Organizers accidental they wanted to connection meaningful enactment to section youth.

“We person a intelligence wellness pandemic close now, not lone successful Edmonton, Alberta, but Canada arsenic a country. We privation each younker to person a future, and we privation that aboriginal to see intelligence wellness,” said Victoria Fehr, CASA younker chair.

The just was aimed astatine 13-25-year-olds.

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