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January 11, 2018 | Hockey (M)

Stinger captain Phil Hudon is a Bell Let's Talk ambassador.

Join the Stingers in supporting Bell Letís Talk

Join the Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team this Friday at 7:30 p.m. when it hosts the UQTR Patriotes and supports Bell Let’s Talk, the national campaign encouraging all Canadians to have a conversation about mental health and to help end the stigma associated with mental illness.

The game will help raise awareness for Bell Let's Talk Day on Jan. 31. On that day, Bell will donate five cents to Canadian mental health programs for each of these interactions at no extra cost to participants:

  • Text and talk: Every text message, mobile and long distance call made by Bell Canada, Bell Aliant and, new this year, Bell MTS customers in Manitoba.
  • Twitter: Every tweet using #BellLetsTalk and Bell Let's Talk Day video view.
  • Facebook: Every view of the Bell Let's Talk Day video and use of the Bell Let's Talk frame.
  • Instagram: Every Bell Let's Talk Day video view.
  • Snapchat: Every use of the Bell Let's Talk geofilter and video view.

The Stingers’ game versus UQTR also supports Concordia Stinger captain Phil Hudon, who is an ambassador for the Bell Let’s Talk initiative.The fourth-year forward from Hudson, Que. shares his story with members of the media and on his own social media accounts every January. He’s demonstrated great courage and an openness to talk about his mental illness – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

At the game, volunteers will hand out Bam-Bams, tattoos and encourage fans to write messages of support in Bell Let’s Talk bubbles.

Please join the Stingers men’s hockey team for this great event, and Be a part of this national university movement for mental health. Share your pictures from game using the hashtag and #BellLetsTalk and #oneteamformentalhealth.