Dr. Alana Hirsh

Alana Hirsh is a family and emergency physician specializing in addiction medicine and the integration of trauma and substance use disorder treatment. She writes and speaks on the topics of addiction, trauma, self-compassion, burnout, and her experience with postpartum depression. Trained at McGill and UBC, Alana has practiced in a variety of settings, from inner cities to remote areas in Canada, the United States, and Liberia. She currently works in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, on the front lines of BC's overdose epidemic.

Bell Let's Talk Day

SMALL ACTIONS - BIG IMPACT. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell donated more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of our Facebook frame or Snapchat filter.

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The Bell Let's Talk Community Fund

The Bell Let's Talk Community Fund is focused on improving access to supports and services for people living with mental illness through local projects and grassroots organizations in communities all around Canada.

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