Post Tagged with: "Nella Brodett"

Women's hockey team captain Nella Brodett, right, and suicide prevention activist Shayan Yazdanpanah, left, are taking part in this year's #RamsTalk campaign. (Vanessa Francone/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson stands up for mental health with #RamsTalk

The Ryerson Rams and Ryerson’s Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship are teaming up to take a stand on mental health. On March 24, every time the #RamsTalk hashtag is tweeted, Brookfield Institute will donate five cents to the mental health organization, The campaign – a spinoff of the popular #BellLetsTalk campaign – began in 2014 after former Rams […]

by Jacqueline Tucci· · News, On Campus
In pictures: Ryerson athletes and staff dodge balls for a cause

In pictures: Ryerson athletes and staff dodge balls for a cause

Ryerson Athletics raised $3,250.80 for the organization Do It For Daron (DIFD) as part of a campaign to raise awareness for mental health issues.  The week-long event ended with a charity dodgeball tournament. The Ryersonian’s Erica Huculak has the photos.

by Ryersonian Staff· · In pictures, Top stories
Nella Brodeet, captain of the women's hockey team, started a social media initiative to raise awareness for mental illness.

#RamsTalk near and dear to Brodett’s heart

After hitting rock-bottom in an off-ice battle with depression, Nella Brodett nearly committed suicide last month. “I was looking around my room and the lights were out,” says the women’s hockey captain. “(My) phone was off and the curtains were drawn. I was in bed. And thought about ways that I could do it. And I thought about my roommates, […]