“There’s another link between mental health and domestic violence that we should mention: the mental health implications on survivors of violence. Domestic violence often leads to survivors developing mental health issues.”
5 simple ways to end stigma and start a conversation
Stigma can often prevent those struggling with a mental illness from seeking the help they need. Developed in partnership with Dr. Heather Stuart, the Bell Canada Mental Health and Anti-stigma Research Chair at Queen’s University, here are 5 simple ways to help end the stigma and initiate a conversation.
Howie discusses his early childhood and how he couldn’t touch his shoe laces if they became undone and touched the ground. He has been diagnosed with mysophobia (fear of germs), ADHD, depression and anxiety.
Mandel believes Talking is the best approach to removing society’s mental health stigma.
Domestic abuse. Is it possible some cases are propelled by a mental health issue?
“MONTRÉAL, January 26, 2017 – It’s official! Bell Let’s Talk Day 2017 has set all-new records with unprecedented participation in Canada’s national conversation about mental health, the largest of its kind in the world. People in Canada and around the globe joined with Clara Hughes and the Bell Let’s Talk team to talk about mental health like never before.”