Schools to join the conversation on Bell Let’s Talk Day

Montréal , Wednesday, January 14, 2015

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 28, Bell and Cisco are hosting two special online webcasts to engage students in the mental health conversation and talk about the 5 simple ways they can help end the stigma around mental illness.

Aimed at students in Grades 7 to 10, the interactive events will feature Bell Let’s Talk spokespeople Clara Hughes, Michael Landsberg and Michel Mpambara plus special guests sharing their personal stories and responding to the audience’s questions about mental health.

Schools across the country can connect to the Bell Let’s Talk Day events from Montréal and Toronto using Cisco TelePresence webcast technology. If you know teachers or school administrators, please pass along the invitations below to help spread the word.

French webcast – 11:15 am to 12 noon eastern
Live from École secondaire Dalbé-Viau in Montréal Featuring Michel Mpambara, Olympic athlete Alex Genest, television host Anais Favron, and Josiane Babin from the Mental Illness Foundation’s Partners for Life program

English webcast – 1 pm to 2 pm eastern
Live from Jesse Ketchum Public School in Toronto Featuring Clara Hughes, TSN’s Michael Landsberg and comedian Kevin Breel