Wednesday, January 30 is Bell Let’s Talk Day. An annual initiative, Bell has raised millions of dollars to help fund programs that support people suffering with their mental health. Donating is easy. For every text message, mobile and long distance call, Bell Let’s Talk Day video view on social media, tweet using #BellLetsTalk, use of the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame or Snapchat filter, Bell will donate 5¢ to Canadian mental health initiatives.
Donating to the Bell Let’s Talk Day fund is easy and goes a long way to helping grow programs that support people across Canada. But today isn’t just about raising money. It’s also about ending stigma. Check out just some of the celebs lending their support to Bell Let’s Talk Day on social media and watch In Their Own Words: A Bell Let’s Talk Day Special tonight at 7/10c on CTV.
Ellen DeGeneres always ends her show by reminding people to be kind to one another, a great message to remember on #BellLetsTalk Day and every day.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) January 30, 2019
Much Creators share their experiences with depression and anxiety in hopes of helping others feel less alone.
— MUCH (@Much) January 30, 2019
Olympian Tessa Virtue calls for more love, empathy and dialogue.
— Tessa Virtue (@tessavirtue) January 30, 2019
An artist whose talent and honesty has made her an icon, Jann Arden remembers her late mother on #BellLetsTalk Day.
My mother died a month ago- and it truly has been an emotional, spiritual, physical and mental challenge to keep myself upright. #BellLetsTaIk Be part of the conversation- Let’s raise awareness and in doing so- raise a heck of a lot of money! Use the # join the conversion!
— jann arden (@jannarden) January 30, 2019
Walk Off The Earth tell fans that it’s fine to not be fine, as long as you seek help.
A reminder that it is completely fine to not be fine, but it’s important to talk about it Retweet this and Bell will donate 5 cents to mental health programs. #BellLetsTaIk
— Walk off the Earth (@WalkOffTheEarth) January 30, 2019
Sarah McLachlan knows that mental health affects everyone.
— Sarah McLachlan (@SarahMcLachlan) January 30, 2019
Monica Lewinsky shared her struggles with PTSD and encouraged others to seek help.
NO STIGMA. NO SHAME.
i manage my PTSD (+ depression + anxiety that stem from it) w/ help from:
energy/ consciousness practitioner
many other healers
grateful to them all. your mental health is imp.#BellLetsTaIk
— Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) January 30, 2019
The cast of Highway Thru Hell spoke about the importance of having someone to talk to in order to deal with the traumatic experiences.
In honour of #BellLetsTalk Day, the cast of Highway Thru Hell share their stories about the stress and emotion that comes with their careers as tow truck operators in hopes of encouraging others in the industry to speak openly about mental health. pic.twitter.com/cQCcXpzw37
— Discovery Canada (@DiscoveryCanada) January 30, 2019
Prime Minister Trudeau encourages Canadians to seek help if they’re struggling with their mental health.
Every #BellLetsTalk Day, Canadians come together to speak out, break down stigma and talk openly about our mental health. We’ve come so far, but there’s still a long way to go. RT this and Bell donates 5 cents to mental health programs across the country. pic.twitter.com/gxreqTMdOd
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 30, 2019
Billy Talent remind people to be kind, compassionate and a friend.
Be kind. Be compassionate. Be a friend. Be an ear for someone. #BellLetsTalk
— Billy Talent (@BillyTalentBand) January 30, 2019
Shawn Mendes opened up to Etalk about his struggles with anxiety.
#ShawnMendes isn’t afraid to break the stigma surrounding mental health
— etalk (@etalkCTV) January 30, 2019
Members of the Toronto Maple Leafs joined the conversation.
Join the conversation. pic.twitter.com/9FMGwpyVfu
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) January 30, 2019
The Toronto Raptors also encouraged fans to talk.
You are not alone.
Join the conversation.
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) January 30, 2019
Our Lady Peace’s Jeremy Taggart shows how simple it can be to check in with friends and family.
How you feeling? How are you doing? Two questions we don’t ask or answer enough. #BellLetsTalk
— Jeremy Taggart (@Taggart7) January 30, 2019
Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest want to help raise money to fund programs for mental health.
Mental health affects us all, so let’s talk about it! Text, tweet, and share today and help us surpass a billion total messages of support for mental health. It’s time to end the stigma and start a conversation. #BellLetsTalk
— LIVEKellyRyan (@LiveKellyRyan) January 30, 2019
Join the conversation.
#BellLetsTalk retweet and tweet the hashtag to automatically give 5 cents to canadian mental health initiatives. let’s open up discussions today
— ac (@alessiacara) January 30, 2019