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Eric Windeler

Founder & Executive Director,

Eric Windeler is the Founder & Executive Director of, a registered charity made up of thousands of student leaders committed to transforming how Canadians think about mental health. Eric also sits on the board of Partners for Mental Health, and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s Mental Health & Addictions Leadership Advisory Council. In 2013, Eric was the recipient of the Champion of Mental Health award from the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health, and a recipient of the QE Diamond Jubilee Medal. In 2015, Eric was honoured by Queen’s University, receiving an honorary degree for his work in the field of mental health.