Rachel Beazley

Rachel’s journey with mental illness began when she was diagnosed with OCD, Tourette Syndrome, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder at the age of seven, followed by additional diagnoses of ADHD and Depression more recently. Despite numerous barriers along the way, Rachel has remained driven to learn about the conditions and commit to recovery. She began her advocacy work in high school by making presentations to staff and students about mental health and mental illness stigma. At 18, she has brought her passion for advocacy to the University of Winnipeg. Rachel was a delegate for Jack Summit 2017, sits on the WRHA Youth Mental Health Advisory Council, and is a Worth Living ambassador. In 2016, Rachel expanded her advocacy platform to Instagram (@ThisIsTheDay_EndStigma) and a personal website. She has published a book about her experience with mental illness and its associated stigma. Her goal is to bring meaningful education about mental health and illness into Canadian classrooms.

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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