Andrea Paquette on “Number of Suicides in B.C. Decreased During the Pandemic

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CHEK NEWS: Here’s how you can participate in the Stigma-Free Society’s upcoming mental health fundraiser

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CHEK Upside: Non-profit helping youth, teens struggling with mental health

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Stigma-Free Society Online Fundraiser During – Non-profit Needs Help During COVID-19

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The Stigma-Free Society creates the Stigma-Free COVID-19 Youth Wellness Toolkit During an Urgent Time

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Global News – Month of Giving Back: Stigma Free Society

Stigma-Free Zone – Robyn Thomas Makes a Difference in the Lives of Youth

In any given year one in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health illness. Talking about mental health struggles and educating people about stigma and the challenges involved is vital for the benefit of society. This is the goal of the Stigma-Free Society and Robyn Thomas, Community Development Manager, is the face and force behind the Stigma-Free Zone Movement in schools on Vancouver Island.

MLA Linda Reid – Stigma-Free Zone Movement – BC Legislature

Linda Reid, MLA, Richmond South Centre, shares about the success of the Stigma-Free Zone Movement in British Columbia.

SHAW Community TV Special – Stigma-Free Society

SHAW TV sits down with Andrea Paquette, Robyn Thomas and Jacquie Gonzales to talk about the Stigma-Free Society. Thank you so much Daphne Goode for all of your support over the years.



Pacific Autism Family Network – Stigma-Free Zone with Ambassador Lucas Gates

Pacific Autism Family Network is the first charity in Canada to be working toward their Stigma-Free Zone designation.

They have a team of Stigma-Free Champions that includes Lucas Gates, Ambassador, Laura Lombardi, Vice President, Foundation and additional staff members with the support of Co-Founders Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia and Sergio Cocchia.

The Stigma-Free Society is excited to be working with this very effective organization and having all of the Stigma-Free Zone criteria complete in the upcoming months.