TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Kids Help Phone and Bell Let's Talk are visiting high school students to build greater awareness, acceptance, and action around mental health.
|Who:|| Clara Hughes, six-time Canadian Olympic medalist;
Juliana Catalano, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health volunteer and 2012 Transforming Lives Award recipient;
Caitlin, Counsellor, Kids Help Phone;
Elevated Grounds, a youth-led performance group that promotes positive mental health and wellness through song, dance and drama.
|What:||Through interactive presentations, students will learn about mental health and well-being, understand that anything that impacts our mental health can be discussed, and learn about essential supports like Kids Help Phone.|
|Where:|| Northern Secondary School
851 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 2L5
|When:|| Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - Two Presentations
Gr. 9/10 - 9:05am - 10:05am (Juliana Catalano speaking)
Gr. 11/12 - 10:15am-11:15am (Clara Hughes speaking)
|Why:||Almost one in five young people in Canada live with mental disorders. Talking about mental health encourages young people to seek help and overcome stigma.|
SOURCE: Kids Help Phone
For further information:
Kids Help Phone
Phone: (416) 581-8955