Kieran B. Drachenberg

Kieran B. Drachenberg is an eighteen year old social work student from Iqaluit, Nunavut. He struggles with depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder, and has been a strong advocate for mental health since he was around thirteen years old. A member of multiple advisory councils, including Kids Help Phone’s youth advisory council and Indigenous advisory council, he appeared as a face for the Bell Let’s Talk campaign and appeared in their documentary In Their Own Words. He strives to end the stigma that surrounds the conversation of mental health and show the world that it's okay to talk about mental illness and neurodivergency.