Suicide prevention experts believe parents can engage in an honest and safe conversation about suicide with kids.
High rates of youth mental illness show the urgent need for accessible, affordable and research-backed mental health care. It’s crucial to include young people’s voices in shaping these resources.
The annual Bell Let’s Talk campaign is shaping national conversations on mental health. But the campaign materials focus on individuals rather than the role of systemic oppression.
Structural stigma is in the rules, policies and procedures of organizations and society. It’s reflected in systems that treat people with mental illness as less treatable or less deserving of care.