That’s Just Crazy Talk – A Story about Family, Secrets and Stigma
$20.00 – $250.00
That’s Just Crazy Talk looks at Victoria and her family coming to terms with mental illness and their journey to wellness.
A funny, poignant keynote that explodes stigmas. It portrays the love and resilience it takes to stay together as a family in the midst of illness. It shows the beauty that can result when we face our fears.
★★★★ 4 out of 4 stars. Outstanding, Bravo!
– National Council for Behavioral Healthcare
Get Victoria’s keynote performance ‘That’s Just Crazy Talk’! Endorsed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) as an effective anti-stigma tool.
After a screening, viewers leave with:
- Increased comfort discussing mental health and opportunity to talk about it openly
- Strategies to support individuals with mental health issues to encourage them to reach out for help earlier
- Understanding the impact of stigma across multiple generations
- Reduced stigma and increased mental health knowledge and awareness
- Definition of wellness and recovery
- Insight into what works and what doesn’t in treatment plans
- Inspiration, hope and encouragement
To enhance learning and retention, add a live virtual question and answer period with Victoria, following the screening. For more info about ‘Q & A’ sessions click here or add at check out below.
This critically acclaimed theatrical keynote follows her as she faces mental illness within herself and her family, uncovering long kept secrets. A funny, achingly truthful portrayal of the love and resilience it takes to stay together as a family in the midst of illness and the beauty that can result when we face our fears.
Results from 2 research studies found “That’s Just Crazy Talk’ to be an effective means to reduce stigma and increase understanding of mental health. The project was supported in partnership with the international Collaborative Research Team to Study Bipolar Disorder (CREST.BD) and a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant.
Approximate run time: 52 minutes.
“Recovery shouldn’t be a possibility. It should be the expectation.”
-Victoria Maxwell, Bipolar Princess