IN THE PRESS

April 13, 2016

"25-Year-old Kadri is coming off the most well-rounded season of his career, leading the Leafs with 45 points in a first-line centre role this season. The long-term deals Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello gave to Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri — contracts that could keep the pair in Toronto into 2022..."

- The Toronto Sun

August 25, 2013

"The first Annual Nazem Kadri Charity Golf Classic, held August 11th, at the FireRock Golf Club in Komoka, raised $110,000 in an effort to support the Muslim Resource Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Care Breast Care Centre and the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada."

- The London Free Press

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nazem Kadri 5th Golf Classic

August 10th, 2017
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This year we will #ChampionMentalHealth

According the the CMHA we know that:

  • Mental illness indirectly affects all Canadians at some time through a family member, friend or colleague.
  • 20% of Canadians will personally experience a mental illness in their lifetime.
  • Mental illness affects people of all ages, educational and income levels, and cultures.
  • Approximately 8% of adults will experience major depression at some time in their lives.
  • About 1% of Canadians will experience bipolar disorder (or “manic depression”).
  • Anxiety disorders affect 5% of the household population, causing mild to severe impairment.
  • Suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year olds and 16% among 25-44 year olds.
  • Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in both men and women from adolescence to middle age.
  • The mortality rate due to suicide among men is four times the rate among women.

How does it impact youth?

  • It is estimated that 10-20% of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder – the single most disabling group of disorders worldwide.
  • Today, approximately 5% of male youth and 12% of female youth, age 12 to 19, have experienced a major depressive episode.
  • The total number of 12-19 year olds in Canada at risk for developing depression is a staggering 3.2 million.
  • Once depression is recognized, help can make a difference for 80% of people who are affected, allowing them to get back to their regular activities.
  • Mental illness is increasingly threatening the lives of our children; with Canada’s youth suicide rate the third highest in the industrialized world.
  • Suicide is among the leading causes of death in 15-24 year old Canadians, second only to accidents; 4,000 people die prematurely each year by suicide.
  • Schizophrenia is youth’s greatest disabler as it strikes most often in the 16 to 30 year age group, affecting an estimated one person in 100.
  • Surpassed only by injuries, mental disorders in youth are ranked as the second highest hospital care expenditure in Canada.
  • In Canada, only 1 out of 5 children who need mental health services receives them.