The Great Indoors

Let's Talk - Ft. Mary Deacon

Episode Summary

On this episode of The Great Indoors, Matt is joined by Mary Deacon. Mary has enjoyed a hugely successful career in the philanthropic sector, achieving countless accolades and even being appointed to the order of Canada. Since its inception in 2010, she has been the chair of the Bell Let’s Talk mental health initiative, which works to combat the stigma surrounding mental illness and has seen staggering success. To date, Bell Let’s Talk has committed an incredible 121 million dollars to Canadian mental health. On today’s episode, they discuss the origins, pillars and future of Bell Let’s Talk; the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on our collective mental health; and what individuals, corporations and policy makers can be doing to further address the issues surrounding mental illness. Learn more about Bell Let’s Talk here: https://letstalk.bell.ca/en/ To learn more about The Great Indoors, visit https://www.amdocs.com/TheGreatIndoors

Episode Notes

On this episode of The Great Indoors, Matt is joined by Mary Deacon. Mary has enjoyed a hugely successful career in the philanthropic sector, achieving countless accolades and even being appointed to the order of Canada. Since its inception in 2010, she has been the chair of the Bell Let’s Talk mental health initiative, which works to combat the stigma surrounding mental illness and has seen staggering success. To date, Bell Let’s Talk has committed an incredible 121 million dollars to Canadian mental health. On today’s episode, they discuss the origins, pillars and future of Bell Let’s Talk; the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on our collective mental health; and what individuals, corporations and policy makers can be doing to further address the issues surrounding mental illness.  

Learn more about Bell Let’s Talk here: https://letstalk.bell.ca/en/

To learn more about The Great Indoors, visit https://www.amdocs.com/TheGreatIndoors