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Action Mental Health Stories

Addiction, mental illness, and hope

Even with all that’s been accomplished by campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk, many people don’t understand that addiction is also a mental illness.

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Mental Health

World Suicide Prevention Day

Take some time today, World Suicide Prevention Day, to learn more about suicide and to honour those who have been affected.

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Lessons Mental Health

Nursing students share stories of substance use disorders

Nursing students tell their stories of addictions and develop the art of caring in the process.

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Mental Health

Recognizing our own heroes on International Women’s Day #IWD 2019

“It isn’t enough that she sweat, labored, bore her daughters howling or under total anesthesia or both. No. She must be responsible for our psychic weaknesses the rest of her life. It is alright to feel kinship with your father, to forgive. We all know that. But your mother is held to a standard so exacting that it has no principles.” – Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum.

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Mental Health

Shining a light on the need to talk about mental health

“You thought you’d be watching a sunset and all of a sudden you’re dropped in the middle of the ocean and you’re swimming for your life.” – Suicide survivor

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Mental Health

Let’s talk…about mental health and well-being

We all have stories to share about mental health and well-being. Let’s start the conversation. #BellLetsTalk

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Mental Health

I’ve got this

A few lessons learned about building civil and respectful teams and work environments.