JANUARY 20, 2023 -- Bell Let’s Talk Day is a mental health awareness campaign. January 25, 2023 is a day when people across the nation are encouraged to join in the conversation around mental health. The theme this year is “Let’s Change This.”
Below are cited statistics:
- More than one in two people struggling with their mental health aren’t getting the help they need.
- One in four Canadians have been experiencing high levels of anxiety.
- More than 200 Canadians will attempt suicide every day; 12 will die.
- The number of opioid overdose deaths in Canada went up more than 90% during the pandemic. It is now 20 per day.
In addition to raising funds to support Canadian mental health initiatives and organizations, https://letstalk.bell.ca/ has a multitude of resource options, and ideas for action initiatives.