David Liano scales Mt. Everest in support of mental health awareness

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ BENGALURU: On a motorcycle trip through India last year, David Liano learnt about actor Deepika Padukone’s Live Love Laugh Foundation for Mental Health.  Having seen members of his family suffer anxiety attacks, depression and bipolar disorder, David decided to support the Foundation’s cause. And how. On May 12, the Mexican mountaineer scaled the Mount READ MORE

Thousands of Canadians to ‘Ride Don’t Hide’ for mental health

http://saultonline.com/ The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in Sault Ste. Marie invites the community of cyclists and non-cyclists alike to join the movement that’s sweeping the nation. On June 26, 2016, Canadians from all walks of life will join the fourth annual Ride Don’t Hide community bike ride in celebration and support of mental health. READ MORE

First responders keeping an eye on proposal to declare PTSD a workplace injury

http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/ A Bruce County paramedic who helped to launch the national “I’ve got your back 911” mental health awareness campaign for first responders says the province’s announcement of a new post-traumatic stress strategy for emergency workers is a step in the right direction. But Jill Foster says it doesn’t go far enough and it’s crucial READ MORE

Ottawa sets snowman world record in the name of mental health awareness

http://ottawacitizen.com/ Snowmen outnumbered the crowd at Lansdowne’s TD Place stadium on Sunday afternoon. Ottawans constructed a total of 2,069 snowmen in one hour, taking back the world record from Japan by a close margin of 33 snowmen. The challenge was put on by Ottawa’s Cracking-Up the Capital Comedy Festival to raise money and awareness in the name of READ MORE