As consumers, we have the power to choose ethical brands. With today being Bell Lets Talk Day, we searched the web to find some of those ethical brands that give back to mental health initiatives around the world.
Scroll through below, we’re we’ve highlighted some of our favourite pieces from the brands. And don’t forget to show your support for Bell Let’s Talk Day by sending a text message, making a mobile or long distance call using Bell Media products, tweeting with the hashtag #BellLetsTalk or sharing a Facebook video. Each time you do this, Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives.
Words Fail Me T-Shirt by Maison de Choup
Maison de Choup is a collective of young artists and designers dedicated to creating a dialogue about mental health. They currently have two collections of which 25% of proceeds go to YoungMinds, the UK’s leading charity committed to improving youth emotional wellbeing, including the Red Embroidered Logo Sweatshirt ($60).
Aromatherapy Diffuser Scarf by Therapy Threads
Therapy Threads donates 10% of their profits to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. They carry a wide array of apparel and self care products, but we especially love their Aromatherapy Diffuser Scarf ($55).
Tamisha Williams Owls T-Shirt by We Are Lions
We Are Lions provides artists with disabilities with the means to sell their work. Check out the different designs here or treat yourself to this piece ($44) by Tamisha Williams that we love.
Amazing Grace Spray Fragrance by Philosophy
Philosophy donates 1% of their net product sales to community-based mental health efforts through the Hope & Grace Initiative. Read more about it here and treat yourself to their bestselling perfume Amazing Grace ($24).
DONT BE PARANOID Tote by SCHIZOPHRENIC.NYC
This apparel line created by artist Michelle Hammer, who herself has schizophrenia, donates a portion of profits to organizations that support the mentally ill homeless population in New York City. So you can feel good about treating yourself to this reassuring tote($12)!