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Earlier this year, I asked for your help in disseminating the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) survey on the well-being of entrepreneurs to your respective network. Today, as a valued partner, we are pleased to share the obtained results.

"Going it Alone: the mental health and well-being of entrepreneurs in Canada" highlights some challenges that entrepreneurs are facing:

  • Two thirds (62%) feel depressed at least once a week
  • Entrepreneurs who are female, whose enterprises are in the growth or early stages and by those with fewer employees or less revenue are more likely to report mental health issues
  • Nearly half (46%) say that mental health issues interfere with their ability to work
  • One in five (21%) entrepreneurs feel satisfied with their mental health less than once a week. Among the general population, eight per cent of Canadians perceive their mental health as poor or fair.

Acces the full study HERE.