Mayor’s Initiative for World Mental Health Day

The 14th Annual Mayor’s Initiative for World Mental Health Day, took place on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Guelph City Hall (Council Chambers).

The Initiative aims to promote mental health, reduce the stigma so often associated with mental illness, and raise awareness of mental health supports available in the community.

This year’s theme was “Bullying: Creating Positive Change When Youth and Community Work Together.”

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Alex Vander Vlugt, Founder of “Speak Out” gave a moving presentation on bullying and how to change our culture of bullying.

Mayor Farbridge with Alex Vander Vlugt, Founder of “Speak Out”

Mayor Farbridge with Alex Vander Vlugt, Founder of “Speak Out”

Mayor Farbridge addressing participants at the14th Annual Mayor’s Initiative for World Mental Health Day

Mayor Farbridge addressing participants at the14th Annual Mayor’s Initiative for World Mental Health Day

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