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Bell Let's Talk raises more than $6.5 million for mental health - CTV News

Bell Let's Talk, a national campaign to end stigma surrounding mental health and raise money for the cause, raised more than $6.5 million from texts, phonecalls and social media interactions, as of Thursday morning. A total of 131,705,010 interactions ...and more »

How parents can cope with generalized anxiety disorder - CTV News

Bell Canada will help open up the dialogue on mental illness with its annual Let's Talk Day on Wednesday. Bell Let's Talk Day is aiming to raise awareness about numerous mental health issues, including generalized anxiety disorder, which can affect ...and more »

Tackling mental health stigma will require more than just goodwill - The Guardian

'May announced plans to transform the way mental illness is dealt with not in our hospitals but in schools, at work and in our communities.' Photograph: Alamy. Healthcare Network. Tackling mental health stigma will require more than just goodwill ...and more »

TSN proudly supports Bell Let's Talk Day - TSN

Bell Let's Talk Day 2018 is set for Wednesday, January 31 and everyone is invited to join the Canadian conversation that's leading the world in confronting the stigma around mental illness and sharing ideas to move mental health forward. The 2018 Bell ...and more »

"It's ok to be sad": Student‑athlete Scarlett Smith on her experience with mental health issues - Dal News

Scarlett Smith is a fourth-year Nursing student and varsity soccer player for the Dalhousie Tiger. She is also a lead for Dalhousie's Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative (SAMHI) campus team. The team also supported Bell Let's Talk Day at the Dal ...and more »

Let's Do More Than Talk. Let's Start Funding Mental Health - Huffington Post Canada

Picture this, if you will. A big corporation holds an annual event to help break the stigma of physical health. You see, people are ashamed when they get sick so they don't go to the doctor. It's been bad, and it's getting worse. People's health is ...and more »

New online tool will support people waiting for mental health services - Waterloo Record

WATERLOO REGION — An online portal is being developed to support people coping with mental health and addiction issues while they wait for services. "It gets them started to getting the help they need," said Karen Bell, senior manager of health system ...and more »

Student group takes lead to reduce stigma of mental illness - UCalgary News

Runners gather for Outrun the Stigma, an annual event since 2013, that aims to reduce the stigma surround mental health and illness that can prevent people from seeking support. Champions for a Healthy Campus is an initiative through the SU Wellness ...and more »

Watch your mouth when talking about mental health - UCalgary News

Andrew Szeto, director of University of Calgary's Campus Mental Health Strategy, says the stigma of mental illness can act as a powerful barrier against someone accessing the care they may need. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary. She's crazy ...and more »

Dear Bell, let's talk about how you're part of the mental health problem - NOW Magazine (blog)

I am all for supporting mental health initiatives. Kids Help Phone is an important service. Increasing access to mental healthcare is crucial. But when an enormous corporation demands we talk about mental health for one day, I have to wonder if you're ...and more »