Be A Mental Health Advocate

How to Be a Mental Health Advocate

Mental Health Advocacy Tips/Guidance

*Do NOT feel obliged to provide advice or solutions, especially if you don’t feel comfortable or qualified in doing so. Showing that you care while providing support and resources is more than acceptable.*


Helpful Resources Online platform created by that provides the 5 Golden Rules of how to safely and effectively be there for someone.

Jack.Org Mental Health 101 - Resource summarizing what mental health means and why it is important to advocate for


Involvement Opportunities

Become a CMHA Volunteer

Apply to Join the Youth Advisory Council at HDGH

Become a Youth Mental Health Canada Volunteer

Get Involved with Jack.Org; UWindsor Chapter Instagram @jack.orguwindsor 


*This resource was created by Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare's Youth Advisory Council, specifically Nikola Kolobaric, Milica Paunic and Doro D'Andrea.