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Understanding the facts about mental health and mental illness is a great way to combat stigma. Shedding light on the realities of mental health and mental illness can help break stereotypes and make people feel more comfortable seeking support.

Here are some resources you can use to educate yourself. This list is just a starting place, but if you’re going to do some research on your own, make sure the facts you’re reading come from a reputable source and meet the STOP criteria!

mendthemind.ca - 11 Myths About Mental Illness


kidshelpphone.ca - Kids Help Phone Info Booth


kidsmentalhealth.ca - Mental Health: The Basics


teenmentalhealth.org - Learn About, Live With and Care About Mental Health


mindyourmind.ca - Facts about Mental Health and Mental Illness


cmha.ca - Understanding Mental Illness


 durham.ca - Mental Health is for Everyone


Thanks for Visiting TAMI.   

Please be aware that due to COVID-19, the TAMI program has been impacted for the 2020-2021 school year. 

TAMI is working hard to develop and distribute the program virtually.  It is our priority to be able to offer the

TAMI program while keeping students and teachers safe.    

At this time the Stomping Out Stigma Summits are postponed until further notice.   

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Take care,

The TAMI Coalition