Tallan Byram is a mental health advocate living in Toronto, Ontario. He is a co-educator at CAMH’s Beyond the Cuckoo’s Nest program, which gives anti-stigma presentations to local high-school students. Tallan is a student at the University of Toronto studying psychology, sexuality, and Buddhism, and will be graduating this year. He is also an actor and musician: he appeared in Dauntless City Theatre’s Two Gentlewomen of Verona in August of 2017, and has released two full-length albums to date under the stage name “Tallan MD”. Tallan has been in recovery since 2013 and lives with alcoholism, an eating disorder, and Bipolar I disorder.