Mental Health Awareness – Free Hotdog Day in the Bowl was a Success

As some of you may know, CUPE 1975, ASPA, and The Canadian Mental Health Association have partnered together for a campaign to end the stigma on Mental Health and promote awareness.

From left to right, Alain Fafard, Erwin Marbella, Erin Walling, Tamara Hominuke, Julie Maier, Brianna Groot, LaVina Watts, Angeline Hainstock, Ryan Klassen, Linda Riopel, Tracey Baliski, and Alan Bohle. Photo taken by Glenn Billingsley

We recently had our first major event on Wednesday, June 15. The event was held in the Bowl where we gave away free hot dogs and sold t-shirts for donations.

The total of donations received for the Canadian Mental Health Association is $1,322.63!

Thank you to all the CUPE 1975 & ASPA Members that volunteered their time and energy to this event. Please keep your eyes and ears open for our next event.

If you or someone you know is struggling, please don’t hesitate to reach out to some of the resources listed below.

In solidarity,

CUPE 1975 & ASPA

Crisis Services Canada: 1-833-456-4566

EFAP: https://wellness.usask.ca/help/efap.php

Indigenous Wellness Resources: https://indigenous.usask.ca/resources/wellness-resources.php

Lumino Health Care: https://wellness.usask.ca/help/virtual-health-care.php#Overview

Mind Beacon: https://wellness.usask.ca/help/cbt.php

Saskatoon Mobile Crisis (After Hours): 306-933-6200

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