Studentships Corey Baimel, University of British Columbia Nancy Butcher, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto Jennie Pouget, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto Andrea Tyrer, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto
University of British Columbia
, Robarts Research Institute,
University of Western Ontario
, Hospital for Sick Children,
University of Toronto
The Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative is a five-year,
charitable program based on four action pillars: Anti-stigma, care and access, research, and workplace best practices. With Bell Let's Talk Day as its anti-stigma centrepiece, Bell's initiative is providing significant funding for leading mental health hospitals and grassroots organizations, driving new workplace initiatives across corporate Canada, and supporting new research.
Bell Let's Talk Day is February 12
For every text message sent and every long distance call made by Bell and Bell Aliant customers on
, every tweet using #BellLetsTalk and, every Facebook share of our Bell Let's Talk message, Bell will donate
more to programs dedicated to mental health (regular long distance and text charges apply). Last year's Bell Let's Talk Day raised
in additional funding for mental health initiatives across the country.
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and business with solutions to all their communications needs: Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell Satellite TV and Bell Fibe TV, Bell Home Phone local and long distance, and Bell Business Markets IP-broadband and information and communications technology (ICT) services. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels.
Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For Bell products and services, please visit
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About Brain Canada
is a national charitable organization with the mission of accelerating the pace of Canada's world-class brain research in order to advance our understanding of the brain, and develop diagnostics, treatments and ultimately cures for brain disorders. The Government of Canada has committed to match up to
of private and non-governmental contributions to
over the next five years, through the Canada Brain Research Fund.
Image with caption: "From left to right: Inez Jabalpurwala, President,
Max S. Cynader
, Award recipient;
M.r Cory Baimel
, Award recipient; Dr.
, Award recipient;
Talk mental health initiative;
, national spokesperson, Bell Let's Talk; The Honourable Yonah Martin, Senator. (CNW Group/
)". Image available at: