#BellLetsTalk Hashtag Activism

A recent hashtag that I noticed had been receiving a lot of momentum, is the #BellLetsTalk. This is a movement that deals with with mental health problems and being open with them. The group Bell Lets Talk center around raising money for Canadian mental health groups, by donating 5 cents every time someone tweets out the hashtag. Since the last time I checked, they have raised $6,585,250. Many stars have tweeted out the hashtag, such as Ellen DeGeneres. Pro Sports teams have even supported the hashtag.

Overall, the movement is a successful and positive way to promote and bring attention to mental health illnesses such as depression, O.C.D, and anxiety.

Sources: http://people.com/celebrity/bellletstalk-what-does-it-mean/





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