Northern healthcare organizations are teaming up to raise mental health awareness.

The talk is set for February 11th at the Steelworkers Hall in Sudbury.

NEO Kids and HSN are teaming up with community partners to host a discussion on children’s mental health.

Many social media initiatives and campaigns have worked to remove stigma and raise awareness on mental health issues nationally.

Most school boards in the Northeast now employ mental health and wellness coordinators.

Meanwhile, former NHLer Theo Fleury is paying a visit to Timmins to speak about his own mental health issues and raise awareness.