Stigma-Free Education Videos

Introduction/Mental Health and Celebrities’ Mental Health

Introducing the Stigma-Free Society highlighting examples of stigma in our daily lives with some familiar Celebrity faces.

Mental Health Education with Dr. Dana Wasserman

 A Registered Psychologist explains common mental illnesses and conditions that include bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health 

Practical tips on how you can stay mentally well and boost your mood during difficult times.

Living Stigma-Free

Take the Stigma-Free Tool and Stigma-Free Pledge and make a commitment to living more Stigma-Free.

Stories of Stigma Videos

Dave Richardson’s Story 

Dave Richardson, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Stigma-Free Society, shares his story of facing bullying, depression and anxiety.

Maddie’s Story 

Maddie lives with bipolar 1 disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. She tells her story of recovery from a difficult year when she was 14 years old.

Kamal’s Story 

Kamal opens up about his journey with addiction and everything that he has learned on his journey.

Rowen’s Story 

Rowen shares how he journeyed from feeling hopeless facing addiction, to being very hopeful for his future.

Andrea’s Story Part 1 

Andrea’s Story Part 2

Andrea Paquette, President and Co-Founder of the Stigma-Free Society, shares her experiences leading up to her bipolar disorder diagnosis and how she used her difficult experiences to live an extraordinary life.

Mia’s Story 

Mia shares her unique experiences of living with dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as split personality disorder and the stigma she’s faced.

Robyn’s Story 

Robyn tells her story of facing alcohol addiction and how she’s now found a life of balance, health, and overall peace.

Mack’s Story

Mack talks about how he is breaking down the stigma around the trans community and LGBTQ21A+ community. He shares a message of hope for all young people.

Lucas’ Story

Lucas opens up about his diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and his journey of overcoming stigma.

Mac’s Story 

Mac identifies as autistic and as non-binary trans masculine. They share about their self-advocacy and give encouragement to others.

Former MLA Sam Sullivan’s Story 

Sam shares his story of becoming a quadriplegic and experiencing depression, and his journey to recovery through helping others improve their quality of life.

Long Versions of Personal Stories

Dave Richardson’s Story 

Dave Richardson, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Stigma-Free Society, shares his story of facing bullying, depression and anxiety.

Maddie’s Story

Maddie lives with bipolar 1 disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. She tells her story of recovery from a difficult year when she was 14 years old.

Mia’s Story 

Mia shares her unique experiences of living with dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as split personality disorder and the stigma she’s faced.

Kamal’s Story

Kamal opens up about his journey with addiction and everything that he has learned on his journey.

Rowen’s Story

Rowen shares how he journeyed from feeling hopeless facing addiction, to being very hopeful for his future.

Robyn’s Story

Robyn tells her story of facing alcohol addiction and how she’s now found a life of balance, health, and overall peace.

Mack’s Story

Mack talks about how he is breaking down the stigma around the trans community and LGBTQ21A+ community. He shares a message of hope for all young people.

Mac’s Story

Mac identifies as autistic and as non-binary trans masculine. They share about their self-advocacy and give encouragement to others.