#LETSTALK Mental Health Workshop: Recap

Did you know 1 in 5 Canadians personally experience a mental health problem or illness, in any given year? Maybe you know someone – a friend, family member, colleague, or spouse – who struggles with mental health issues and challenges.

On September 26, 2019, WiSER provided a platform to students, professionals, and the wider university community to discuss challenges, triumphs, and stigmas, all on the topic of mental health. #LetsTalk Mental Health was the first in a series of WiSER’s professional development events – it was only fitting to begin with a topic that affects people of all walks of life, in all disciplines. 

Image depicting the five panelists: Sophie Gray, Jamie Bay, Raffela Manusco, Jasmine Bajwa, and Dr. Jacqueline P. Leighton.
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#LETSTALK Mental Health Workshop

“You are too anxious, get it together! Stop being so sensitive!”

We hear these negative conversations around mental health, at work, university campuses and at home. In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada personally experience a mental health problem or illness. Many don’t seek help because of stigma.

Join WiSER on September 26, 2019 as we provide a platform to openly discuss about mental health. We invite speakers and panelists to share how to reduce stigma and how we all can help to be more aware of mental health around ourselves.

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