Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The rising awareness and acceptance of mental health and substance abuse illnesses has contributed to steady revenue growth. Over the next five years, demand for mental health and substance abuse treatment is forecast to increase in line with population growth and improvement in the social stigma surrounding mental health. The growing population of aging baby boomers, who are more prone to develop mental illnesses as they age, will further spur industry demand... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of mental health and substance abuse centres in Canada largely reflects the distribution of the population and the region's geographic size; a larger population represents a potentially larger pool of patients. Nevertheless, two provinces deviate from their share of population, Ontario and British Columbia, reflecting the prevalence of substance abuse and mental health disorders in the region. Quebec also holds a significant portion of establishments and population with 22.1% and 23.2%, respectively.
Ontario is home to the largest concentration of mental health and substance abuse centres, with 29.6% of all industry establishments. However, the province is also Canada's most populated, with 38.5% of the total population... purchase to read more