Mental Health Matters: Bell Let’s Talk Day 2024

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At CTN, people are at the centre of what we do – kids, youth, caregivers, volunteers and the service provider organizations we work with in the community. That’s why we are proud to support Bell Let’s Talk Day to help move mental health awareness forward and to encourage conversations around mental health and wellness. 

Did you know that one in two young people struggle alone with their mental health? This year, Bell Let’s Talk is striving to create a real change in mental health and has a vision of a Canada where everyone can get the mental health support they need. 

How can you get involved? 

There is not just one way, or one day, to show your support. You can use the ideas below for inspiration or come up with your own actions to help create change

  • Choose a mental health organization to learn about or support
  • Help a friend struggling with their mental health by learning how to support them 
  • Ask about how your school, workplace or community is creating change for mental health
  • Nurture your own well-being by practicing and learning mental health strategies  
  • Get involved in a mental health initiative or organize an event to support mental health  
  • Engage in conversations about mental health to fight stigma 


To learn more about Bell Let’s Talk Day and to access tools and resources, visit their website.
CTN is also proud to participate and support this initiative through our social media channels. Please follow CTN’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter handles and the hashtag #BellLetsTalk for more information about mental health and wellness.

If you’re looking for additional resources to support you and your family in Simcoe County and York Region, you can visit the mental health resources and support page on our Online Resource Centre.

It’s important that together we continue to create safe spaces in the community that encourage conversations about mental health and wellness. By promoting inclusion and belonging, we support CTN’s vision of a vibrant community where all kids, youth and families belong.   

Free Building Resilience Workshop

On January 25 from 12 to 1 p.m., join CTN for a free virtual workshop led by Dr. Mary Louise Ireland from the Canadian Mental Health Association. The workshop will continue the conversation around mental health following Bell Let's Talk Day and will focus on reframing and resetting our coping mechanisms for stress management. You will receive tools and strategies to help build resilience and manage stress in your life. You can register for the workshop here.

You are not alone. If you are in crisis, please go to the closest hospital or call 9-1-1. If you’re thinking about suicide, call or text 9-8-8 toll-free, anytime.