Mike

FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF STARTS WITH ME

Mike is a mental health & well-being advocate, speaker, and educator. He lived with many mental health challenges before entering recovery. Drawing from unique personal and family experiences, he shares a message of courage, hope, resilience, and joy. testimonial-mikeMike has a plethora of self-care practices that he draws upon to encourage people to see how “We’re empowered by our experience, not inhibited” and to ‘Be the change that you wish to see in the world.’ – Gandhi. He launched ‘Starts With Me’ a mental health consultant, education, and speaking business as a platform to share his message.

Mental Health Education

Millenials and Mental Health

Marijuana Legislation

Mindful SchoolsMindful Educator Essentials Certificate


Trained in Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health Commission of Canada

Infant Mental Health 101 – The Basics – trainingSick Kids Hospital

Lay Pastor – First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto