Guest Blogger: Jean-Paul Bédard – Expert Runner of the Month

One of the leading thinkers of the late nineteenth century, William James, was a firm believer in the power of habit. James once said: “There […]

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I run for youth mental health because raising awareness of mental health issues is the first step toward removing the stigma

Mental illness and substance abuse are issues that many of us are aware of but often don’t know much about until it impacts our lives […]

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I run for youth mental health because it changes lives

I run for youth mental health because it changes lives. It may be the life of a 14 year boy who attempts to die by […]

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I run for youth mental health because our children are our future

It can be as simple as saying I’m a mother and that’s why I run for youth mental health or that I’m a caring person […]

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I’m breaking the stigma by speaking openly about my own experiences with mental health

Speaking about dealing with poor mental health definitely still has a stigma in 2016. As someone who struggled with mental health like many young people, […]

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I run for youth mental health because I have a child with anxiety

My name is Laurie and I am a runner! Being an ambassador for the RBC Race for the Kids is an honour and it is […]

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I run for youth mental health because I know what it’s like

As someone who deals directly with mental health I am a big believer in running and exercise as a way to deal with it. Before […]

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I’m breaking the stigma of youth mental health by being an active listener

I am helping break the stigma against mental health by talking about it, encouraging positive self-talk and being available to listen without judgement. Being an […]

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