#BKchats breaks through the stigma of entrepreneurs talking about their mental health

Startup Team Working

Earlier this month, coinciding with the Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week, BetaKit teamed up with IPFS for an important #BKchats on startups and mental health.

The response to our call for participants was overwhelming, as was the heartfelt conversation – we’ve captured some of the best tweets and insights below. With 72% of entrepreneurs reporting being affected by mental health conditions, it’s important to keep the conversation going.

Why the conversation matters

Breaking down the numbers

On the stigma…

Recognizing the warning signs

How founders can set the right example

Other good tips

A few resources

Related: Why entrepreneurs need to make mental health a priority

CanCon Podcast Ep. 15: Let’s talk startups and mental health

Douglas Soltys

Douglas Soltys

Douglas Soltys is the Editor-in-Chief of BetaKit and founder of BetaKit Incorporated. He has worked for a few failed companies and written about many more. He spends too much time on the Internet.