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How social media saved me. How This Doctor Uses Instagram For Mental Health Awareness How to Support Someone Who Has Experienced Trauma How To Help Friends Struggling With Their Mental Health How The 5 Steps Can Help Someone Who is Suicidal – #BeThe1To The Journey of Mental Health Recovery: Why It’s a Good Thing Opinion:…

Link – Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30: National awareness campaign begins with Canadians from around the country sharing their stories about mental illness

Link – Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30: National awareness campaign begins with Canadians from around the country sharing their stories about mental illness

Mark it down Canada. Based on what I’ve seen on social media in past years, this has been a huge success not only in terms of raising awareness, but also hard cash! Also note, for some of these, you don’t even have to be Canadian to take part. “Bell donates 5 cents to Canadian mental…

Link – Who Are You Comparing Yourself To?

Link – Who Are You Comparing Yourself To?

I recently wrote about this when it comes to looking at social media, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be require social media, we all assume everyone else is handling life better, when most people aren’t. You compare yourself to this woman. Constantly. Maybe your version is slightly different. But whatever the specifics, you’ve painted…

Link – Instagram account encourages those with mental illness to share their stories

Link – Instagram account encourages those with mental illness to share their stories

I always love it when someone takes this technology, and all this connectedness, and does something GOOD with it: “One month ago, frustrated by the stigma and silence that often surrounds mental health disorders, John Sciarretta created an Instagram account that asks people to share their stories about how they coped with their illnesses. The…