Meshach Harvey is a lived experience speaker and musician. He has been speaking for CAMH’s BTCN program for one year, and has spoken to classes of occupational therapy students at CAMH’s L.E.A.R.N. program, CMHA, and at U of T.
Meshach is a published author featured in the L.E.A.R.N. anthology called, Shedding Light On The Shadow, the aim of the book is to reduce stigma around mental illness and addiction. He is a co-founder of the Mindful MC’s , an empowering hip hop group that has performed at several CAMH events including the Suits Me Fine fashion show, and the Rendezvous with Madness festival. His aim is to educate the public about mental health, addiction, and reducing stigma, and to inspire those living with a mental illness that they can be well, and make progress on their recovery journey, and life journey.