At 19, Danny tried to take his own life. He survived. Now, he hopes to help others who find it hard to reach out and ask for help. In 2009, he founded the 12for12k project that raised over $100k for charities through social media alone in just 12 months.
Husband, Father. Optimist. Pragmatist. Sometimes in that order. Never says no to a good single malt.
For years, Robert suffered from depression starting when he was 19 years old. He has faced it head on and wants to use his experience to help others who feel they have nowhere to turn.
He’s a father to three beautiful girls and a basset hound, and husband to a wonderful wife. He shares a love of good single malt.
Sam is a suicide survivor. In October 2014, his son Lucas took his own life after suffering in silence from depression. Sam is continuing Lucas’ legacy and helping to spread awareness and education around youth depression and mental health issues.
He is a husband, father, friend, advocate. He also enjoys a good single malt.
Latest News and Media
The Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week is approaching! As always, during the first week of May (this year it’s May 1 – 7, 2017) Canadians from coast to coast to coast will be engaged in online and in-person events to “encourage people from...read more
Tip from Jamaica: "Don't Worry, Be Happy." To help fight the negative narrative of "Blue Monday" today (known as the most depressing day of the year), we've declared it #YellowMonday - the most optimistic day of the year! Inspired by this effort and the well known...read more
We’ve often shared the statistic reported by many organizations and government agencies that some 50% of those suffering with depression remain silent about their struggles, and so it’s no wonder that suicide seems to be the only way out to some. If we don’t have the...read more