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Why I’m Talking About My Mental Health

December 9 @ 12:00 - 13:00 CST

It’s okay not to be okay. We need to talk about it.

Join this special Brown Bag Lunch in partnership with GenNext East Ontario for a conversation about mental health and how you can help end the stigma.

Hear from guest speaker Ryan Forsyth as he shares his personal story about his own struggles with mental health, how you can be there for those close to you who need support, and why it’s important to have an open dialogue on this topic.

Ryan Forsyth is an award-winning mental health speaker and advocate, host of the Life in Red Podcast, an Unsinkable Community Champion, and promotions coordinator for JUMP! 106.9 and boom 99.7. He is a music geek and sports fanatic who’s passionate about helping people open up about their mental health and redefining a healthier version of masculinity.

Have questions for Ryan? This event will include an audience Q&A.

Is price a barrier to you attending this event? We have fully subsidized ticket options available. Upon checkout, please select the option that best suits your needs – no questions asked.

Brown Bag Lunches are Impact Hub Ottawa’s weekly lunch & learns led by Hubbers, for members and non-members alike. Topics vary each week, but you’re always sure to learn something new!

GenNext East Ontario is a social impact movement for people who want to create meaningful change in their local community, while connecting through philanthropy and fun.

Mental Health. Youth Homelessness. Diversity and Inclusion. Equitable Employment. These are the areas we work in to advocate for change, rally for support, and ultimately, address the most pressing issues in our region. Learn more at GenNextEO.ca.

Please note:

  • A link to register via Zoom will be provided once you sign up on Eventbrite.
  • This event will be recorded and shared publicly.

Tickets: In an effort to make this event as accessible as possible and to remove cost as a barrier to participating, we’re offering a tiered pricing system including a fully subsidized option. Upon checkout, please select the option that best suits your needs – no questions asked.

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