It’s the smile on your face as you complete the finishing touches on your plate. It’s the excitement in the pit of your stomach when you see your plate make its first pass. It’s the heartwarming gratitude you feel, knowing the plate YOU painted has made a difference in supporting mental health. That … Continue reading The Meaning Behind Your ConvoPlate
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
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
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