**POSTPONED** Mental Health Film Series - Free Live Panel: Talking About Youth Mental Health

**POSTPONED** Mental Health Film Series - Free Live Panel: Talking About Youth Mental Health

With COVID-19 restrictions continuing to keep schools closed in many parts of the country, affecting the ability of young people to access mental health supports, we, along with our partners at Bell Let’s Talk and Hot Docs, have decided to postpone this event in the interest of presenting this discussion in the safest possible manner. Thank you for your understanding.

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POSTPONED / Live-Streamed Panel Discussion / FREE

TOPIC: YOUTH

In the lead-up to the annual Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 28, we’re showcasing free docs-and-conversations about mental health and mental illness in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk and Hot Docs.

As part of this free film series, join us on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 28, for a live panel discussion about youth mental health, a main theme portrayed in Connecting the Dots. Youth mental health is a timely and important topic as today’s youth face unique and unprecedented challenges, including those brought on by the ongoing pandemic. Join a group of special guests and experts for an insightful discussion on the experiences and factors affecting the mental health and the well-being of young people everywhere—and what we can do to respond to this unfolding crisis.

Featured panelists include:

Army Alam, an advisor for Bell Let’s Talk, the Board Director of the Mental Health Commission of Canada and co-founder of the Canadian Peer Support Network

Lindsay Currie, a registered nurse and youth mental health advocate with Jack.org from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Angel Richards, a 19-year-old singer-songwriter from Ajax, ON, Canada who uses her music as a way to escape, heal, and inspire others.

Click here to view the films available for streaming.

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