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It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day! Your voice is needed now more than ever as we confront the impacts of the COVID crisis on the mental health of Canadians

Montreal, Thursday, January 28, 2021

Today is the 11th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day and everyone’s invited to join the conversation to support people living with mental illness while also driving up Bell’s donations to mental health programs just by getting engaged.

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Tomorrow is Bell Let’s Talk Day!

Montréal, Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Now more than ever, every action counts and you can add your voice to the world’s biggest conversation about mental health on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 28.

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Bell Let’s Talk announces funding for mental health initiatives around the country, including support for BIPOC communities

Halifax, Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Throughout January, Bell Let’s Talk announced more than $6.7 million in funding for mental health projects across the country, including 8 new recipients of the Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund and the launch of a new Post-Secondary Fund. These funds are in addition to our $2 million annual Community Fund that provides grants up to $25,000 for local and grassroots mental health initiatives, which is accepting applications until March 15.

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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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Media releases

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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Mental health in diverse communities

Kingston, Friday, January 22, 2021

In partnership with Queen's University, a webinar focused on mental health in diverse communities was held on January 22, 2021. Moderated by Dr. Jane Philpott with panelists Dr. Kenneth Fung, Asante Haughton, Dr. Myrna Lashley, and ITK President Natan Obed, the discussion focused on resiliency and mental well-being.

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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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