Whether it’s texting on a
phone or talking in person, starting conversations about mental illness is the
aim of Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 28th. All across the country, people will
take to their phones to raise money and make a statement about the importance
of mental health to Canadians. And CAMH is part of that conversation.
Join us online and catch
our experts on TV throughout the day to explore a range of issues, including
the stigma many with mental illness still face.
Look for us in the media:
- Dr. David Goldbloom, CAMH’s Senior Medical Advisor, on the economic
impact of mental illness on the Business News Network. On CP24, Dr. Goldbloom will talk about how
organizations like CAMH benefit from Bell Let’s Talk Day and why talking about
mental health is so important.
- Also on CP24, CAMH psychologist Dr. Katy Kamkar will talk about
the signs and symptoms of stress. She also drops by Hockey Talks to discuss
awareness about mental illness and stigma.
- On the Discovery Channel, CAMH psychiatrist Dr. George Foussias will
talk about virtual reality and his innovative MRI study for schizophrenia.
Look for us online:
- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and catch us on YouTube to join
CAMH in the conversation about mental health. From a special blog by CAMH CEO
Dr. Catherine Zahn to a unique CAMH video, you can hear what our experts and
CAMH clients are talking about on Bell Let’s Talk Day. Join @CAMHnews and
@endstigma for a Twitterchat from noon to 1 p.m..
Look for us in the community:
- At a Bell Let’s Talk event, CAMH “Transforming Lives Award” winner
Juliana Catalano shares her story about living with mental illness with a group
of over 900 students at Northern Secondary School in Toronto.
Join the conversation and remember, Bell will donate 5 cents to mental health
initiatives for every text sent or tweet.
So get your text on and on January 28, start talking about mental