Mark Henick is a mental health expert. With the aim of breaking down the stigma which prevents people from talking about these issues, he talks to audiences about subjects such as mental illness and suicide, with a real emphasis on hope and recovery.
Mental health expert Mark Henick is an in-demand speaker, advocate and media commentator on all topics relating to mental health issues.
Mark is currently the National Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Canadian Mental Health Association and a senior member of the board of directors of the Mental Health Commission in Canada.
Previously, aged just 22, he served as the youngest President of a provincial Canadian Mental Health Association division in history.
As someone who has been a patient, a professional, and a policy influencer, Mark brings a unique viewpoint to audiences across the globe.
Mark's TEDx talk 'Why We Choose Suicide' is among the most watched in the world, offering an honest and erudite insight into what it is to suffer from mental health problems.
Mark's search for the man who saved his life, when he attempted suicide aged just 15 was reported across the globe in media such as The Daily Mail, The Huffington Post, The Independent, NY Daily News and more.
As an expert and advocate, Mark is considered to the 'go to' person to discuss mental heath issues, problems and treatments both in the media and as a keynote speaker at events.
A true authority on the subject of mental health, Mark is called upon to talk across the world, and his keynote speeches aim to break the stigma that prevents people from openly sharing their experiences of suffering from mental heath problems, with a real emphasis on hope and recovery.
Mark also offers workshops that help groups to challenge and reframe their mindset on areas of mental health of wellbeing.
Mark's wealth of experience, combined with spellbinding delivery make him the ideal choice for a wide range of events.