Silence mental health stigma with compassion

The stigma around mental health can result in people feeling isolated and resistant to seeking support. Reducing stigma allows for a caring and non-judgmental response to our mental health, individually and collectively. During this 1-hour webinar, participants will learn:

  • more about mental health stigma
  • a compassionate approach to reducing mental health stigma for self and others
  • how compassion, care for caregivers, and increased mental health awareness are key to reducing stigma

Our presenter

Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, CPCC is the founder and director of Thrive Training & Coaching. She offers training workshops, coaching programs, and presentations to various government and non-profit organizations with extensive experience in healthcare, emergency services, education, and social and public service sectors. As a Registered Social Worker, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, trainer and facilitator, Lynda brings 30 years of combined clinical and training experience in both individual and organizational change.


With expertise in self-care, stress management, burnout prevention, resiliency, and work-life balance, she has trained thousands of professionals in various jurisdictions across Canada and worked one-to-one with hundreds of clients over the years. Lynda believes the well-being of professionals, who make a difference, is foundational to quality service delivery and career satisfaction. You can learn more about Lynda’s work at and

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