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Tomorrow is Bell Let’s Talk Day! Make your actions count by joining in the world’s biggest conversation about mental health

Montréal, Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tomorrow is Bell Let’s Talk Day 2021 and the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 mean that now more than ever, every action counts in moving Canada’s mental health forward. We invite you to join in the conversation to support those who struggle while also driving Bell’s donations to Canadian mental health simply by talking, texting and participating on social media.

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Canadian brain research receives $4 million boost from Bell Let’s Talk and the Government of Canada

Montréal, Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Brain Canada and Bell Let’s Talk today announced the new Bell Let’s Talk-Brain Canada Mental Health Research Program to accelerate Canadian brain research while helping to address the impacts of COVID-19 on mental health care. Funding for the program is made up of a $2 million gift from Bell Let’s Talk matched by the federal government through the Canada Brain Research Fund (CBRF).

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Bell Let’s Talk supports CHU Sainte-Justine’s intensive ambulatory care eating disorder program

Montréal, Thursday, January 21, 2021

The CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation is proud to announce the launch of an unprecedented intensive ambulatory care pilot program for patients being treated for an eating disorder (ED) that also incorporates an innovative remote support component. Enabled by a $300,000 donation from Bell Let’s Talk, this new initiative will help young people and their families in their home environments, wherever they may live in Québec.

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One week until Bell Let’s Talk Day: Thanks to all our partners!

Montréal, Thursday, January 21, 2021

Bell Let’s Talk Day is just a week away, and we would like to thank the hundreds of organizations in every corner of Canada that are helping make the world’s biggest mental health conversation happen.

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Meet the latest recipients of the Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund

Montréal, Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Bell Let’s Talk today announced the next round of recipients of the new Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund, with grants totalling $1 million going to 8 organizations working to improve access to mental health care for members of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities in Canada with culturally informed and evidence-based mental health and wellness programs.

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Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund now open for 2021 applications

Montréal, Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Bell today announced that applications for grants are now being accepted for the 2021 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund. The $2 million annual program supports registered charities working to improve access to mental health care at the local level in communities throughout Canada.

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Bell Let's Talk support for McGill's Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital will enhance mental health access for multicultural communities

Montréal, Monday, January 18, 2021

Bell Let’s Talk, McGill University, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital are pleased to announce the official launch of the Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre (MMHRC), a new website to help address the mental health toll of COVID-19 on diverse communities.

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Jack.org and Bell Let’s Talk bolster support for youth mental health

Montréal, Thursday, January 14, 2021

Bell Let’s Talk and Jack.org today announced a $500,000 investment over the next 5 years to equip Jack Chapter leaders with training, mentorship and digital education tools to support the mental health of young people across the country.

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Bell Let’s Talk launches Post-Secondary Fund to enhance student mental health

Montréal, Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Bell today announced the launch of the Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to support Canadian colleges and universities in implementing the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. Post-secondary institutions can now apply for a kickoff grant to cover start-up costs associated with implementing the Standard, followed by the opportunity to seek funding for specific student mental health initiatives this spring.

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Bell Let’s Talk supports new state-of-the-art mental health service for Nova Scotia Health, bringing new hope for depression care

Halifax, Thursday, January 7, 2021

The QEII Foundation today announced a gift of more than $400,000 from Bell Let’s Talk to support the introduction of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) at the Nova Scotia Hospital and Valley Regional Hospital.

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Get ready to join the world’s biggest conversation about mental health on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 28!

Montréal, Monday, January 4, 2021

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 28, when people throughout Canada and worldwide have the clear opportunity to make our voices heard in the conversation about mental illness. With the challenges we’ve all faced in 2020, taking every action to drive progress in mental health in our communities is of critical importance.

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Canadian Mental Health Association introduces BounceBack®. National expansion supported with funds from Bell Let’s Talk

Toronto, Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) today announced the introduction of CMHA’s BounceBack® program to residents in the Atlantic provinces, Québec, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Yukon, and further expansion of the program in Manitoba thanks to a $1 million donation from Bell Let’s Talk announced earlier this year.

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