Our Vision

Embracing Superpowers of Lived Experience.

 
 

For too many people, mental health diagnosis and lived experience are fraught with stigma and misunderstanding.

What if there was a way to reframe our understanding of mental health issues that:

  • educated everyone,

  • empowered those with lived experience,

  • while ending stigma?

There is!

Speak Up: MentalHealth Advocates was founded to share the Superpower Modality developed by Founder, Sharon Blady, former Minister of Health for Manitoba, educator in Social Work & Nursing. Based on her lived experience of mental health diagnosis, current neuroscience, and her love of comic books, Sharon has developed a perspective and set of tools that

Embracing our Superpowers

Presentations about how the lived experience of mental health conditions can be reframed as Superpowers, with insight and resources on how to Embrace our Superpowers for our own well-being and the greater good. Excellent for classrooms, professional development, team-building, and creating health working and learning environments.

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Simone Lemoniere
Executive Director, Mentor

 
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