Ryan Golt is a second year Masters student in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University working as part of the DAIR Research Team. Ryan’s research focuses on developing and evaluating programs surrounding mental health resilience and decreasing stigma in young adults and adolescents. In addition, Ryan is also the founder of WellMTL a service aimed at helping people overcome the social and financial barriers associated with taking care of their mental health through his programs Stronger Than Stigma and School of Talk.

Jillian Caplan


Founder and Past-President Stronger than Stigma Concordia

Jillian is a senior undergraduate student in honours Psychology (behavioural neuroscience) with a minor in Multidisciplinary Studies in Science at Concordia University. Working with a passionate team of university students at McGill and Concordia University, Jillian aims to increase student wellness on campus, promote mental health awareness and literacy, and facilitate student involvement in Stronger than Stigma and School of Talk.