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Getting Started

Find out what effective workplace mental health strategies can do for your business.

Training and Education

Leadership and employee workshops, presentations, and more.

Strategy and Implementation

Guiding your business’ mental health strategy every step of the way.

Our vision is simple.

We support people. That means delivering the best education, training, support, and resources to every workplace, classroom, and community initiative..

The VĪV Mental Health Podcast

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Testimonials

“I’ve been listening to your podcast and I love it. It’s so good! Thank you so much for being so vulnerable and sharing your story. It makes it so much easier for people to open up and help remove the stigma behind mental health struggles. Thank you so much!”

Anonymous

Listener

“Kris is a true professional. From the start of his presentation to the end, he had the full attention of my students. A talented speaker with a wealth of knowledge on the subject. I highly recommend!”

Nick Foley

Professor, Loyalist College

“One of the best podcasts I’ve heard. Amazing job.”

J.J. Richard

Listener

“I just wanted to reach out and thank you for speaking to our class today, it really resonated with me. As someone who’s struggled with mental health for a long time, hearing you talk about you personal struggles felt so relatable and less lonely. I appreciate your candour.”

Mykayla

Graduate student

A few words from Kristopher Marks
Founder of VĪV Mental Health

Mental health is a journey, and it was my own personal journey that became the catalyst for starting VĪV.

I chose the name “VĪV” as a way to recognize not only what it means to “survive” the challenges we face in life, but also how we “revive” ourselves and grow from those experiences. Mental health is a journey, and it was my own personal journey that became the catalyst for starting VĪV.
I am not only passionate about delivering mental health content and education, I’m passionate about how it’s delivered. Designing and implementing workplace mental health programs that are effective and beneficial is something I take a lot of pride in. I am also proud to use and promote the National Standard of Canada For Psychologically Safe Workplaces. VĪV’s presentations, workshops, and training modules are impactful not only because of the information they contain, but because of how that information is presented. Mental health impacts us all, and my goal is to create a meaningful impact with how we support individuals in the workplace and in our communities.
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Sincerely,
Kristopher Marks