This week, Andrea Paquette also known as the “Bipolar Babe” is visiting the northwest to tell her story.
Paquette is the President of the Stigma-Free Society, The Stigma-Free Society is a registered Canadian Charity and has designed programs providing education about stigma’s with an emphasis on mental health and peer support for those facing mental health challenges.
This afternoon, the Bipolar Babe visited the St. Veritas Catholic School, to talk with students in grades 7-9.
In the northwest, it can be challenging to find support for mental health and Paquette says it’s important to bring awareness to rural communities.
Tomorrow, Paquette will be visiting the Mount Elizabeth Theater in Kitimat which is the final stop on her Northwest tour, doors open at 7pm for the public.