The first week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in Canada, an annual national public education campaign that the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) coordinates.
In August, Logic, a rapper who writes about topics which surround mental health, released a song titled “1-800-273-8255”, which is the American Suicide Prevention line.
This Sunday is world suicide prevention day. Unfortunately, 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from a mental illness and suicide is the second leading cause of death among Canadian youth (10-24).
mindyourmind interviewed Kayley and Kyle, cofounders of wear your label (WYL), a mental health stigma busting fashion company from Fredericton, New Brunswick back in 2015.
Today, it is commonly known that 1 in 5 Canadians will struggle with a mental illness in their lives. However, this fact hasn’t always been known.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 12 p.m. at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
Starting on February 4th, Jonathan Toews, a man from St. Catharines, Ontario will be hiking to Defeat Depression!
Brent Seal is the founder and CEO of Mavrixx. Mavrixx is a mental health focused social enterprise dedicated to helping young people build great minds on their own terms.
In this video, Mavrixx Founder and Head Trainer Brent Seal shares his story of going from a suicide attempt and being diagnosed with schizophrenia to summiting some of the world's tallest mountains.