Friday, August 27, 2021
Each year, millions of people across Canada experience issues with mental health and mental illness. This summer, CDI College ran a special campaign to raise awareness about this important topic.
This is included a series of blog posts, podcasts, and a panel discussion. You can find links to all of these materials below. While the campaign is over, let’s all continue the conversation about mental health.
Blog - Mental Health Awareness: Cheri Strives to Help Others
Blog - Mental Health Awareness: Leila Fights Schizophrenia during the Pandemic
Blog - Mental Health Awareness: Interview with Victoria Kuczynski, Counsellor
Blog - Mental Health Awareness: Brandon D. from Montreal
Blog - Mental Health Awareness: Recovering Addict Shares Her Personal Story
Podcast - Mental Health: Celebrities and Students
Podcast - Mental Health: Emotion has no Gender
Podcast - Mental Health: What is it, really?
Panel Discussion - CDICares About Mental Health
Mental Health Support
BC Mental Health Support Line: Call 310.6789 (no area code). This number will connect you to your local BC crisis line without a wait or busy signal, 24 hours a day. Crisis line workers are there to listen and support you as well as refer you to community resources.
Alberta Mental Health Helpline: 1.877.303.2642
Alberta Addictions Helpline: 1.866.332.2322
Telehealth Ontario: 1.866.797.0000
If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the Canada Suicide Prevention Service at 1.833.456.4566 (24/7) or text 45645 (4pm to 12am ET).