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"Mental Health: Every Action Counts", Wednesday is Bell Let's Talk Day

Let's talk Hope “Mental Health: Every Action Counts”, Wednesday is Bell Let's Talk Day
Anita Tucker | 30 January, 2020, 00:28

According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, one in five people in Canada will experience a mental health issue or illness in any given year.

"As a result, institutions and organizations large and small in every region received new funding for access, care and research from Bell Let's Talk and from governments and corporations that have joined the cause".

A student attends a Bell Let's Talk Day event at Brescia University College in London, Ont. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020.

His worship Mayor Jeff Lehman will be joined by Elizabeth McKeeman, New Path Youth & Family Services CEO as they raise the Bell Let's Talk flag in support of mental health in our community.

The goal of the day is to raise awareness and funds for mental health.

“Mental Health: Every Action Counts”, Wednesday is Bell Let's Talk Day

"Over the last decade we've worked together to reduce the stigma around mental illness, grow awareness of its wide-ranging impacts and build acceptance of the need for real change", Deacon said.

Brescia's Wellness Peers, a team of student "mental health champions" put on the event.

So on this Bell Let's Talk Day, Bell will donate 5¢ for every applicable text, mobile or long distance call, tweet, social media video view and use of its Facebook frame or Snapchat filter.

Since its inception in 2010, 86 per cent of Canadians report that they are more aware of mental health issues.

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