Hear inspiring stories of living with, and overcoming mental health issues from former NHL player Stéphane Richer and his wife Leisa, sports broadcaster Michael Landsberg and mental health advocates, the Thompson family.

The Thompson family


Michael Landsberg


Stéphane Richer and Leisa Guévremont

These interviews were conducted in French and have been subtitled in English for your convenience.



Sun Life wishes to thank the Thompson family, Michael Landsberg, Stéphane Richer and Leisa Guévremont for sharing their views on these personal matters. With their permission and participation, Sun Life has produced these videos in an effort to help viewers learn about mental health from the perspective of people who have decided to raise awareness and help break down stigma by sharing their own experiences.

We acknowledge that an individual's experience with mental health issues or concerns is unique to that individual. If you have any questions personally or in connection with co-workers, family or friends, we encourage you to contact your General Practitioner or your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) if you have one as part of your benefits plan.

If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or other people, please call 911 or go to the closest hospital emergency department.