At the Stigma-Free Society we are extremely proud of the work we have been doing to educate and raise awareness about various stigmas, with a focus on mental health in schools, businesses and organizations. When COVID-19 hit, the way we educate and help students and individuals in the community had to change. We responded urgently and are aiming to remain adaptable to change the way we work, and we did so urgently by tirelessly designing, developing, and releasing our Stigma-Free Youth Wellness Toolkit for youth (grades 4-6) and teens (grades 7-12).
The Toolkit was designed for youth and teens’ learnings about mental wellness, and it has become an invaluable resource for parents, educators and counsellors to help them navigate conversations about COVID-19, mental health and provide resources and ideas to keep children and students engaged in a positive way.
Unfortunately, along with COVID-19 came quite a bit of funding barriers and significant losses to our Charity and we need your help.
We have huge plans in place to continue to support our Stigma-Free community in new and unique ways that include creating an interactive guide for parents navigating the mental health system, designing a Rural Mental Wellness Tookit and a Mental Health Toolkit for Indigenous communities.
On June 24, 2020 we are having a day-long Online Marathon Fundraising event on Facebook LIVE!
Please join us throughout the day and donate what you can. We need your support now more than ever.
We are seeking 1000 people to give $20, or whatever they wish on, or before June 24th, 2020!
To donate to our charity on and before, June 24th, donate through this LINK.
We also have guest celebrity 4-Time Olympian Silken Lauman, Author of Unsinkable and Founder of Unsinkable Stories!
We would love your support on June 24th and cannot wait for you to watch the incredible interviews we will be hosting. You will also receive loads of information and support throughout each segment on helping your children and/or students during, not only the COVID-19 pandemic, but also throughout their lives.
Please join us and support our charity on June 24th! It’s going to be an amazing day filled with information, interviews and fun.
The Full Line-Up for the day can be found on the Stigma-Free Society’s Facebook Event Page.
Remember, you don’t have to attend the whole day, but do drop by for whatever 30 min. segment interests you, or come over and post your hello!
Thank you so much for your continued support!
Written by, Lindsay Goulet, CDM, Stigma-Free Society