In my last post, I described a prominent social media-centered mental health destigmatization day that’s held annually in my home country, Canada. Organized by Bell, a Canadian Telecom company, the campaign is called #letstalk, and features prominent Canadian celebrities (they exist!) discussing their stuggles with, and stories about, mental health in their lives. Their shared stories can … More Bell’s #letstalk: where are the politicians?
In my last post, I described some of the issues associated with celebrities dealing with mental illness having control of their own social media accounts. Giving the public live, minute-by-minute updates as their mental health crisis progresses — as Amanda Bynes did, for example — can’t be the best way to deal with inner demons. … More Celebrities as destigmatizers