Dedicated to moving mental health forward in Canada, Bell Let’s Talk promotes awareness, acceptance and action with a strategy built on 4 key pillars:



messages of support shared on Bell Let’s Talk Day since 2011

$155 Million

our total funding goal to Canadian mental health initiatives by 2025.

Care & Access


grants given through the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund since 2011 to increase access to mental health care and services in local communities.

$5 million

in 2020 to help address the urgent need for increased mental health services and remote tools as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


$2 million

announced in 2021 to establish the Bell Let’s Talk-Brain Canada Mental Health Research Program with Brain Canada, leveraging matched funding from the federal government through the Canada Brain Research Fund (CBRF) for a total of $4 million.

Workplace Leadership


Bell Employees and 14,770 Bell Leaders have completed mental health training since 2010.


mental health benefit coverage for Bell team members and their eligible family members.

Our initiative

Creating positive change, together.

  • September 2010

    Bell Let’s Talk launches!

  • 2011

    Bell makes new commitment to workplace mental health leadership

  • February 2011

    First ever Bell Let’s Talk Day

  • 2011

    Community Fund launches

  • February 2012

    World’s first Anti-Stigma Research Chair

  • 2012

    Bell-Gateway Building opens at CAMH

  • 2013

    National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • 2013

    Bell Let’s Talk and True Patriot Love partner to support military families

  • 100 million surrounded by talk bubbles January 2014

    100 million messages of support!

  • 2014

    Clara’s Big Ride starts an epic adventure

  • Bell Let's Talk hashtag and a globe with the number 1 January 2015

    #BellLetsTalk and mental health trends worldwide

  • January 2018

    Friends of Bell Let’s Talk share their stories of hope and recovery

  • Bell Let's Talk hashtag and Canadian flag January 2018

    #BellLetsTalk is the most-used Canadian hashtag

  • 1 billion January 2019

    1 billion messages of support!

  • March 2020

    Bell Let’s Talk commitment renewed to 2025

  • July 2020

    Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund launches

  • January 4th, 2021

    Post-Secondary Fund launches to support student mental health

  • March 2023

    Bell commits $15 million to Kids Help Phone