As a mother, I will never give up on my child. As a mother of a child who has autism, I will never give up hope.
I look into his eyes and I see all the potential that he has to offer to this beautiful world and I just know that one day the world can see what I see.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

#BellLetsTalk Day

Bell will donate 5¢ more to mental health initiatives for every:

*By a Bell or Bell Aliant customer only. Regular long distance and text message charges apply.

Bell Let's Talk Day

Let’s end the stigma.

Talking is the first step towards meaningful change and building greater awareness, acceptance, and action.

Bell Let's Talk Day BMHS is a proud supporter of this cause and encourage you to join the conversation!

Did you know?

  • Every day, 500,000 Canadians miss work due to a form of mental illness. Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Only 49% of Canadians said they would socialize with a friend who has a serious mental illness. Canadian Medical Association
  • 2 in 3 people suffer in silence fearing judgment and rejection. Canadian Medical Association
  • Suicide accounts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year-olds and 16% among 25-44 year-olds. CMHA
  • At this very moment, some 3 million Canadians are suffering from depression. CMHA
  • Mood and anxiety disorders impact an estimated 22% of the Canadian population. CMHA
  • Adults with severe mental health problems and illnesses die up to 25 years earlier than adults in the general population. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
  • 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a form of mental illness at some point in their life. Canadian Institute of Health Research

Let’s talk.

Thanks for reading,

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