Aaron Rose and Wasif Husain chat with Michael Landsberg about mental health issues and Bell Let’s Talk day. Landsberg shares his story about his struggle with depression, the moment he realized he could help, and an emotional story about saving someone’s life. They talk about how professional athletes and men in particular deal with and mask mental health issues. With suicide accounting for 24 per cent of all deaths among 18 to 24 year olds, they discuss how today’s youth can notice and help their peers struggling with mental health issues. Lastly, they talk about how to get involved in Bell Let’s Talk day on Jan. 25 and support mental health related issues the rest of the year through Landsberg’s website sicknotweak.com.
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If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, the following services are available to help.
McGill Peer Support Centre
Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Building
Room 411 (4th floor)
3480 Rue McTavish
Montreal, QC H3A 0E7
Hours: Monday – Friday, 11AM – 7PM
7 days a week
Tel: 514-398 6246
Quebec Suicide Hotline
24/7 phone service for those in crisis
Mental Health and Counselling services
Brown Student Services Building
3600 McTavish, Suites 4200 and 5500
Tel: 514-398-6019 or 514-398-3601
McGill Mental Health Hub
Produced and edited by Noah Sutton and Aaron Rose
Music provided by Fyodorovitch, "Depression" / CC BY.