The #RamsTalk social media campaign to end the stigma surrounding mental illness broke a new record on March 24: 104,200 tweets in 24 hours. That’s the greatest number of tweets the campaign has seen since it began three years ago. Tweeting using the hashtag #RamsTalk meant five cents was donated to the mental health awareness organization Jack.org. Jack.org is a […]
Post Tagged 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, Jack.org. The campaign – a spinoff of the popular #BellLetsTalk campaign – began in 2014 after former Rams […]
On March 24, a day before Nella Brodett launched the #RamsTalk campaign, she stood on the stage of the Ryerson Sport and Business Conference and publicly spoke about her depression as a student-athlete for the first time. Since then, Brodett’s initiative for mental health awareness has spread across the Ryerson campus. To her surprise, it not only ignited a discussion […]
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.
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, […]