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Thu, Feb 24



Why We Need To Talk

An open conversation about mental health, stress, and resilience

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Why We Need To Talk
Why We Need To Talk

Time & Location

Feb 24, 2022, 2:00 p.m.


About the Event

This event is sponsored by Community Living Atikokan

*Simultaneously translated to French*

*Offert en anglais avec traduction simultanée en français* (voir information en français au bas de la page)

You know that moment when someone asks you how you are doing, and through a forced smile you respond with, “good.” But in reality, you are far from ‘good’. When it comes to mental health, silence has never been the answer. Having experienced these challenges first-hand, Joe and Allan share their captivating story of resilience and hope. Through an interactive quiz, you will walk away from this virtual keynote with an increased understanding of issues including stress management, resilience, and wellness.

Get ready to learn how to how to effectively talk to others about their mental health, and be inspired to put a voice to

your own challenges. Together, Joe and Allan have broken the silence.

The time to talk is NOW


  • Inspire you to use your voice in times of need
  • Encourage you to take time for self-care
  • Nurture the relationship you have with yourself and others

Allan Kehler

Having persevered through mental health and addiction,Allan speaks from a place of experience. He is a mental health

advocate, an international keynote speaker, and best-selling author. Allan has stood on more than 500 stages and is recognized for his captivating approach.

Joe Roberts

Joe Roberts is an expert on resiliency and change.In1989 he was homeless living under a bridge. 12years later he was a celebrated CEO and in2017he finished a9064kmcharity walk across Canada. Joe helps companies and individuals redefine impossible.


Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us through one of the options below and a member of our team will be in touch soon!

  • 613.249.8593 ext. 4810


Le besoin d'en parler - Une conversation ouverte sur la santé mentale, le stress et la résilience

Vous connaissez ce moment où quelqu'un vous demande comment vous allez, et au travers d'un sourire forcé, vous répondez «bien.»

Mais en réalité, vous êtes loin d'être bien. En matière de santé mentale, le silence n'a jamais été la solution. Ayant vécu ces défis eux-mêmes, Joe et Allan partagent leurs histoires captivantes de résilience et d'espoir

Vous inspirer à utiliser votre voix en cas de besoin. Vous encourager à prendre soin de vous-même. Cultivez la relation que vous entretenez avec vous-même et les autres.

Commandité par Community Living Atikokan

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