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Mental Health Awareness: Let’s Continue the Conversation

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).

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