It’s with a heavy heart that I write this blog post in response to yet another senseless act of racism and police brutality. As a white individual, I recognize that I was born into a life of privilege. I realize that because of the colour of my skin, I have never had to worry … Continue reading #BLM & How You Can Help.
At Routes Youth Centre, we like to think of ourselves as a hub. Youth from all over Dundas Ontario come to Routes for many different reasons; the majority of which all begin with a conversation. Routes Youth Centre is a drop in and mentoring centre for youth aged 8-19. We spend our days engaging in … Continue reading #ConvoPlate Painting with Routes Youth Centre
A group of Brock University students travelled to Burlington yesterday to paint #ConvoPlates for our Foundation. This particular group is from the student club Active Minds which raises mental health awareness on campus and in the community. They were eager to paint and the plates they produced were both imaginative and beautiful! Though it … Continue reading Brock Paints #ConvoPlates
MP Karina Gould, Burlington, introduced the #ConvoPlate in the House of Commons. She talked about the important work that The Paul Hansell Foundation is doing to promote youth mental health. Ms. Gould shared her excitement to be involved in the #ConvoPlate initiative. Watch the Video from CPAC about #ConvoPlate and Mental Heath Awareness Interested in … Continue reading #ConvoPlate Honoured During Mental Health Week at The House of Commons
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
Burlington-based Paul Hansell Foundation launches formal awareness and fund raising campaign as part of Mental Health Week May 2-8 Burlington, Ontario — April 15, 2016 — In an effort to get people talking about mental health year round, The Paul Hansell Foundation is announcing the launch of a unique, grassroots initiative called #ConvoPlate. As part … Continue reading #ConvoPlate initiative to spark on-going conversation about mental health
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