(Ryan - Mental Health Advocate/Speaker)
On this episode I had the honour to have Ryan as my guest. He shared with me his interest in being a mental health advocate/speaker as his hobby.
Ryan’s Social Media links:
Do It For Daron (mental health awareness): http://www.difd.com/
The Royal Mental Health Centre :http://www.theroyal.ca/
Canadian Mental Health Association: https://cmha.ca/
Ryan’s podcast (Life In Red Podcast): https://www.lifeinredpodcast.com/ (you can find it anywhere you listen to podcasts).
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00:28 - Intro
01:09 - Who is Ryan?
02:08 - Do you have any social media links you want to share?
03:09 - What is being a mental health advocate?
06:19 - Do you think that social media is having a shift on what people post online?
11:30 - How did you get introduced to the idea of sharing mental health?
13:52 - Do you only share your own experiences or the experiences of others as well?
17:42 - What is your preferred style of presentation?
20:56 - Do you feel that teenagers today have different struggles than what we had when we were young?
23:56 - Do you think companies have to take responsibilities when it comes to mental health advocacy?
29:48 - Where do you tend to go to learn more about mental health?
36:41 - Would you like to be an international mental health speaker?
38:52 - Would you ever be interested in going to other countries to learn about mental health?
41:28 - Do you have a big objective?
44:10 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started being a mental health speaker?
45:25 - Is it the same challenge today?
52:22 - What are some misconceptions about mental health and people talking about it?
54:44 - Do you ever encounter people who generalize a mental health
58:59 - What has mental health advocacy taught you in life?
01:01:05 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
01:04:10 - Do you have any social media links you want to share?
01:05:02 - Do you have any questions for me about mental health?
01:06:43 - Outro