The Bell Let’s Talk Toolkit

Want to join in to help create positive change, but don’t know how? To help you spread the word about mental health, we’ve created a toolkit that includes a conversation guide and helpful templates for use in schools, communities, and workplaces.

Conversation Guide

Sometimes it’s hard to talk about mental illness. Knowing what to say or how to say it isn’t obvious. To help you, we’ve created a Conversation Guide that can be used to lead your own discussion about mental health or talk with someone you might be concerned about.

Download the guide

National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

According to the Mental Health Commission, on any given week, more than 500,000 Canadians are unable to go to work due to mental health problems.

It is for this reason that we encourage you to create a working environment that supports the overall mental well-being of your employees. In the PDF below, you will find information about the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Download the PDF

National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

Of the more than 2 million people enrolled in Canadian post-secondary institutions, almost 70% are 24 or under, a demographic particularly susceptible to developing mental health issues.

Championed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, the new National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students is the first framework of its kind in the world, created to guide policies, procedures, and practices that promote positive student mental health and well-being.

Learn more about the standard

Other
helpful tips

With COVID-19 affecting every aspect of our lives, Canadians are feeling the impact of the pandemic on their mental health. Small actions from recognizing stressors, to being there for a loved one can help support mental health and strengthen our communities during this difficult time.

Learn about ways you can help

Do your part, spread the word and help create positive change.

We’ve created stickers, posters and helpful tools you can use to start a conversation about mental health with your friends and family.