Journalist Marci Ien Takes the Mental Health Conversation Nationwide with IN THEIR OWN WORDS: A BELL LET’S TALK DAY SPECIAL, January 31 on CTV and CTV Two

Jayson Pham

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario

STORY: Jayson Pham was 15 when he was struck by a car while crossing the street near his school, suffering a traumatic brain injury and damage to his hip and knee. Following the accident, he felt intense sadness and isolation and was diagnosed with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Now 22 and studying social work at Carleton University, Pham talks about PTSD at more than 25 events a year.