Our annual Bell Let's Talk event was a resounding success in its mission to raise awareness and combat stigma surrounding mental illness in Canada. The event brought together a diverse group of individuals, fostering an exceptionally informative and engaging conversation.
Our speakers illuminated various facets of mental health, providing valuable insights and perspectives. Marcie Pekar shared her frontline experiences in youth mental health, drawing attention to the challenges faced by young individuals. Michaela O'Reggio enriched the discussion by offering practical advice and techniques for personal mental health and wellbeing. Rebecca Shields brought a high-level overview of ongoing efforts and exciting new initiatives in the York Region to address the mental health crisis.
The event not only shed light on the current state of mental health but also showcased the proactive steps being taken to create positive change.
Let's continue the conversation and work together to break down barriers, challenge stigma, and create a more compassionate and understanding society.