Calgary public transport used to display art for mental health awareness

For the next few weeks, the Calgary public transport is displaying artwork to promote mental health awareness. The project, "Recognition... Validation... Reassurance...," is added to buses, trains, and billboards with the help of more than 130 average Calgarians aged 16 to late 70s, creating 189 pieces of art. "These are collages, drawings, text-based art, visualizations, depictions" all showing the unique perspectives of what mental health is to everyone. Their work is deeply personal, and resonates a story in which each person is trying to share. This public display is a great step towards normalizing the mental health conversation and reducing the stigma. 

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