There is strength in seeking support.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please call 911.

If you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please know that you are not alone. Your well-being is important, and there is help available. Reach out to supportive friends, family, or professionals who can provide assistance. These are resources designed to guide you through difficult times. You matter, and help is just a conversation away.

National Resources

Mental health and suicide prevention: 988

Available November 30th, 2023, You will be able to call or text 9-8-8 from anywhere in Canada for free and be directed to the appropriate mental health crisis or suicide prevention service in your area.

Canada Suicide Prevention Service:

1-833-456-4566 (phone)
45645 (Text, 4 p.m. to midnight ET only)
crisisservicescanada.ca

In Quebec (French): Association québécoise de prévention du suicide: 1-866-APPELLE (1-866-277-3553)

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868, live chat counselling at www.kidshelpphone.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador

Mental Health Crisis Line 24 Hour: 811

Bridge The Gap: Find mental health services in your region https://nl.bridgethegapp.ca/

Lifewise Warmline: Available in both French and English, the Warmline offers mental health support and information from trained Lifewise staff to the public 12 hours a day, seven days a week. Check out their website for hours as well as services including peer group, family and 1:1 support. https://lifewisenl.ca/

(En) 1-855-753-2560
(Fr) 1-833-753-5460

Wellness Together: Browse helpful articles, build coping skills with online courses, get in touch with a counsellor and track your progress: https://www.wellnesstogether.ca

Sponsorship Opportunities

Joy Run 50 was an event created by Tanya Joy in memory of her brother Jody who died by suicide July 2019. It was incepted in 2021 and is a commemorationa heartfelt tribute to the lives that have touched us deeply. It’s also a platform to amplify voices, to remind the world that every story matters, and that together, we can drive change.

As Joy Run 50 continues to grow in scope, we are welcoming sponsors to take part and be connected to a great run and help to raise awareness to an important cause. This year we are offering 3 levels of sponsorship opportunities: Gold, Silver & Bronze.

Gold Sponsor

$3500

  • Presented by naming rights | “joy run 2024 presented by xxxxxx”
  • Name mentioned in all interviews and promotion of event
  • Name / logo on sides of starting line
  • Promotional onsite opportunities | company vehicle, tear drops, tent set-up at starting area
  • Large logo on joy run website / social media / posters
  • 4 participant registrations

Silver Sponsor

$1200

  • Logo on joy run website / social media / posters
  • Opportunity for onsite promotion (tear drops or flags)
  • Logo placement at two aid stations
  • 2 participant registrations

Bronze Sponsor

$700

  • Logo on joy run website / social media / posters
  • Logo placement at two aid stations
  • 1 participant registration

Sponsorship Application

Fill out the application form below to become a Joy Run 50 event sponsor and our team will reach out to connect with you.