Bell Lets Talk New Records
The world's biggest mental health conversation and the #1 trend on Twitter worldwide. Total Bell Let's Talk Day messages of support reached 1-billion-13-million-915-thousand-275 with Bell's funding for Canadian mental health programs now at $100-million-695-thousand-763.
Led by the Friends of Bell Let's Talk, Canadians everywhere and people worldwide took the biggest mental health conversation anywhere to new heights.
Talk, text and social media interactions Wednesday reached 145,442,699 - social media engagement on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat grew to 27,477,153, up 13% ; #BellLetsTalk was the top Twitter trend in Canada and worldwide.
Record social engagement driven by the Bell Let's Talk Day 2019 video featuring Alessia Cara, Anderson Cooper, Ellen DeGeneres, Lisa LaFlamme and Seth Rogen plus Howie Mandel and other members of the Bell Let's Talk team. Bell donations of 5 cents per interaction means another $7-million-272,134.95 for mental health programs.
The Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative is based on 4 action pillars: anti-stigma, care and access, research, and workplace leadership. Bell Let's Talk was launched in September 2010 as a 5-year program with a $50 million initial donation from Bell and a commitment to grow its funding based on the engagement of Canadians on Bell Let's Talk Day.
The Bell Let's Talk Community Fund applications are open until March 15th.