Julie Keddy

Growing up in rural Nova Scotia, Julie was a shy introverted individual who secretly struggled with anxiety, depression, and obsessive thoughts beginning in her teens. While maintaining high academic standing throughout her schooling, nobody would have recognized the challenges she was battling internally. During her first year of university, Julie began a downward spiral causing her to finally reach out for help. Diagnosed with anxiety, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder in her 20s, Julie began a treatment of counselling and medication and began her road to recovery. Julie holds Bachelor’s Degrees in both Science and Education as well as a Master of Education in Curriculum Studies. As a teacher, Julie has gained further appreciation of the need for support for youth living with mental illness. In 2014, she returned to Acadia University to obtain a Master of Education in Counselling, enabling her to work as a school counsellor.

Bell Let's Talk Day

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, the entire nation spoke up. Your actions resulted in Bell committing more money to mental health and helped Canada become one step closer towards being a country that’s stigma-free.

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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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