Peterborough ON â€“ (January 20, 2022) â€“ Staff and students at Fleming College are once again participating in the Bell Letâ€™s Talk initiative on Wednesday, January 26 promoting mental health awareness. The mental health of our students and staff is a priority for us at Fleming, and the need for those supports is greater now than ever.
The Counselling department along with faculty and students in the collegeâ€™s community services programs are inviting students and employees to join in the conversation about mental health through several online initiatives:
- Students and staff are encouraged to upload a photo and a message about what mental health means to them through Flemingâ€™s Virtual Bell Let’s Talk photo booth.
- Use the hashtag #BellLetsTalk and #FlemingChecksIn when sharing a picture on your social media channel for the chance to be featured on our page.
- Need to check in? We are here for you. Click the “How are you?” button on Fleming Collegeâ€™s website for resources, modules and apps that promote personal and mental wellness.Â
- Register for our Campus Health Series in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge Branch (CMHAHKPR).
- The Athletics Department plans to make some safe and socially distant house calls to interested athletes in the Peterborough and Lindsay area. Monday, January 24, between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., interested athletes will receive Bell Let’s Talk Swag and share what mental health means to them in support of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign.Â
- Sutherland and Frost Campus Residence staff are holding a drop-in program (for current residents only*). If you are a current resident at Fleming’s Sutherland or Frost Campus, drop by the Residence Life Office the week of Bell Let’s Talk (January 24 – 26) to get some swag, check in, learn about campus resources, and more.
- On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will make a donation to mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5Â˘ for every applicable text, call, tweet, and social media video view. Join the conversation on our social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat, TikTok and LinkedIn.
- Go to the toolkit page and download the Bell Let’s Talk logos.
On Bell Letâ€™s Talk Day, Bell will donate towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5Â˘ for every applicable text, call, tweet or TikTok video using #BellLetsTalk, social media video view and use of our Facebook frame or Snapchat lens.
Bell Letâ€™s Talk Day is a national initiative that aims to raise awareness and end stigma around mental illness. For more information, visitÂ http://letstalk.bell.ca/en/.