CMHA’s 65th annual Mental Health Week runs from May 2 to 8. A theme this year is “Get Loud.” It’s time to Get Loud and speak openly and honestly about mental health and the importance that positive mental health plays in our lives. Members of the public are invited to take pictures of or selfies with illuminated landmarks or dress in green – the colour for mental health – and post pictures or messages to social media using #GETLOUD. If
No one should ever suffer behind closed doors for fear of judgment, humiliation, or damage to reputation. It is now my mission to help remove the stigma associated with mental illness and to encourage open discussion about it.
The mission of Run for Rachael is to encourage discussion about youth mental health and illness and remove the associated stigma.
Bell Let’s Talk campaign aims to reduce stigma attached to mental illness – Bell Let’s Talk Day set for January 27, 2016
Olympic hero Clara Hughes will help Bell spark national conversation A key element of the Bell Mental Health initiative is Bell Let’s Talk—a campaign to create a national conversation about mental health in Canada. A poll conducted for the Canadian Medical Association found that only 50% of Canadian will tell a friend that a family member has a mental illness, while 72% would disclose a cancer diagnosis. In the same poll, almost half of Canadians (46%) said they think the