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A Place for Dynan

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A group from St. Albert hopes to raise funds for mental health support and a memorial bench in honour of their friend Dynan

by michelle landry

IN December 2014, our friend Dynan Greaney lost his battle with mental illness.


He was always smiling and making people laugh. He had a huge heart and gave the best hugs. Dynan was one of our best friends growing up. He is the reason we have so many good memories to look back on and laugh at. He was a special person and touched everyone’s lives.

Dynan did not talk to many people about his struggles. I wish he felt he could have. We as a group want to start today to break the stigma of this unspoken topic. It’s a tough world out there, and we need to feel we can lean on one another.

There is not a lot of help in the mental health system for people, but if we start standing up together we can work towards changing this. If you are feeling depressed and having suicidal thoughts, the first thing we want you to know is that you are not crazy. You are…