Bell Let's Talk is a wide-reaching, multi-year program designed to break the silence around mental illness and support mental health all across Canada. On January 25th every time you talk, text and join in on social media on, Bell will donate 5¢ more to mental health initiatives.
One of our Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) is currently working on a PhD in Expressive Arts Therapy and currently offers Youth Photography Walks to our ROP youth. The photography walks are a form of Art Therapy that takes youth out of the traditional therapeutic space and into the local community.
Using creativity as therapy has many benefits:
"Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. The week was established in 1992 by the Canadian Psychiatric Association, and is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) in cooperation with all its member organizations and many other supporters across Canada.
Each year on September 10, a commitment to saving lives brings together communities from across Canada and around the world. Since 2003, World Suicide Prevention Day has served as a call to action to individuals and organizations to prevent suicide. This year, the theme —Connect, Communicate Care — encourages us all to do just that.
We support support Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and were going to #GETLOUD for mental health awareness. Think of 5 people in your life (including you). At least 1 has a mental health problem. Join us and #GETLOUD during CMHA’s Mental Health Week.
The McCreary Centre Society has releases a new report, Unspoken Thoughts and Hidden Facts: A snapshot of BC youth's mental health, it is the work of 28 youth researchers who share a common interest in promoting positive mental health by increasing awareness and understanding of youth mental health.
Clara Hughes, Howie Mandel and many others are teaming up with Bell's Let’s Talk Campaign to raise money for and awareness of mental illness in Canada. Since 2010, Bell has committed $100 million to mental health initiatives in Canada. Talking is the first step towards meaningful change and building greater awareness, acceptance, and action.