On Friday Oct 14th, 32 Ottawa youth (ages 6 to 18) will dance to support their mental health. #DanceIsMyExpression is a night of youth choreographed dance in support of mental health. The night will feature dance pieces choreographed by Ottawa youth between the ages of 6 and 18 that are expressive of something they wanted … Continue reading Youth Dance for Mental Health
Do you have something to share with the world? The Paul Hansell Foundation is hosting a night of youth choreographed dance to give YOU the opportunity to share your story with the world. TO APPLY: Submit the application form to Jolene@PaulHansellFoundation.com by Monday August 1st. #DanceIsMyExpression Application Form Any style of dance is welcome! Ages 5 to … Continue reading Dance for Mental Health
Total Number of Plate Moves 1st Goal Met! #ConvoPlate 203 Made it to Premier Wynne 2 #ConvoPlate Visits to the House of Commons MP Karina Gould (5 May 2016) MP Dean Allison (16 May 2016) 1 #ConvoPlate Challenge Students at Kirkland Lake District Composite School challenged Rick Mercer to take the #ConvoPlate. Alan Thicke jumped … Continue reading #ConvoPlate: Only 30 days In & Already Making Noise!
KIRKLAND LAKE, ON — 20 May 2016 — Kirkland Lake District Composite School students want to raise the level of conversation about youth mental health. Students in the Senior Drama Class received #ConvoPlate 205 from MP Charlie Angus and hope to pass it to CBC personality, Rick Mercer, to keep the youth mental health conversation … Continue reading Kirkland Lake School Wants to Get Rick Mercer the #ConvoPlate
Burlington, Ontario —5 May 2016—In an effort to get people talking about mental health year round, the Paul Hansell Foundation is putting 40 new #ConvoPlate plates into circulation among a group of prominent dignitaries. Many of the plates will be shared at a special student-written, produced and performed play entitled Beneath Our Skin to be … Continue reading +40 new #ConvoPlate Enter Circulation Today
This week’s Conversation with Goodman guest is Brian Hansell, founder of the Paul Hansell Foundation, which he started in 2010 in memory of his son, Paul, who lost his life to suicide. In this podcast, Brian announces a new grassroots campaign the Foundation is starting called #ConvoPlate, which aims to start and maintain conversations about … Continue reading Brian Hansell talks mental health on Conversations with Goodman
This month, the Paul Hansell Foundation participated in One Brave Night for Mental Health, and event at Brock University to one for the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health. Michelle Balge, fourth-year sociology student at Brock University and co-organized of the event, shares here experience: “On Friday March 4th, 2016, Brock University hosted an overnight event … Continue reading One Brave Night for Mental Health
This month, students from Mrs. Fuller’s art class at Assumption Catholic Secondary School joined the Paul Hansell Foundation at the Art Gallery of Burlington to help make the #ConvoPlate–>a plate that gets people talking about mental health. Grade 12 student Patricia Schiller talks about her experience making the plates: “Over the past two Saturdays I was … Continue reading High School Students Get Artsy for Mental Health