The members of the D-Stigma Circle for Future Generations, which forms a part of the Foundation of the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal, raise mental health awareness among  members of Generation X and Y by promoting the organisation’s fundraising campaigns and organising charity events for the benefit of the Foundation. This year, the committee is hosting the third edition of the Benefit cocktail Fire & Ice  on April 16, 2020, buy your tickets now!


Marie-Ève Bergeron

Manager of Communications and engagement
La Maison du développement durable
Children and youth mental health is certainly a critical factor in the success of our society. I am involved to ensure that they have access to the resources available to them.

Dre Stéphanie Borduas Pagé, M.D., FRCPC

Forensic psychiatrist
Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (IUSMM)
On a regular basis, I can see how the Foundation helps our patients in their recovery and contributes to innovative care by supporting our research center. It is important for me to be actively involved in raising awareness about mental health issues and fighting stigma.

Sophie Chamberland

Assistant Director, Global health
iA Groupe financier (Industrielle Alliance)

Because mental health is not only the absence of mental disorders but a state of well-being through which we can fully accomplish ourselves as individuals. It is therefore essential to talk about it and eliminate the stigma associated with it. Together, let’s support research to help us better understand our mental health.

Maxime Dorais

Senior Principal
Fiera Comox Partners Inc.
Mental illness affects all of us directly or indirectly. Over the years, I have seen many people very close to my heart who have suffered, and I believe it’s essential to raise awareness and provide the necessary support to help the people affected.

Leyla Duranceau

Accounting Consultant
Having witnessed loved ones affected by mental health disorders, I chose to get involved as a volunteer for the Fondation de l’Institut Universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal. I firmly believe that by raising awareness and fighting stigma, we can encourage more people to seek the support they need.

Marie-France Marin

Researcher and Professor
Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal
The fight against stigma requires education and awareness. I am involved so that anyone suffering a mental health disorder at some point in their life is not afraid to break the silence and seek help.

Jessica Trudeau

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Marketing
TriNmax inc.
Although mental health disorders are less taboo than they were 10 years ago, many people with mental health problems are still stigmatized, judged and isolated. And so are their loved ones. I myself was a sufferer of generalized anxiety throughout my adolescence. Today, I want to contribute to the cause and raise awareness among the people around me by getting involved in an organization that makes a difference!




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