Marner hoping to ‘Sink the Stigma’ of psychological well being

A Toronto Maple Leaf and Former London Knight is utilizing his star energy to assist sink the stigma of psychological well being.

The Marner help Basis (MAF), based by Mitch Marner, held its first ever Sink the Stigma occasion Thursday at East Park Golf Gardens. The mini-putt occasion and silent public sale raises cash for youth psychological well being.

A part of the proceeds go to the London Well being Sciences Centre First Episode Temper and Anxiousness Program (FEMAP).

“LHSC’s FEMAP is the primary program of its sort in Canada, boasting a novel mannequin geared toward reversing the ‘first episodes’ of psychological sickness for youth aged 16-25,” in line with a information launch from LHSC and the MAF.

Marner instructed CTV’s Julie Atchison on CTV Information London at 6 on Thursday that it’s typically tough for younger males — and males on the whole — to speak about their psychological well being.

“We wish to attempt to make it so folks know round this world that you simply’re not alone in any battle you’re preventing,” says Marner. “There’s at all times people who love you, that need you round, and which are all prepared to listen to you out. In order that’s the purpose of this tonight, you already know simply attempt to begin that dialog and let folks know that you simply’re by no means alone in something.” 

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