Learning To Live
Aug 12, 2022 12:15 PM
Noah Irvine, Mental Health Advocate
Learning To Live

22 year-old Noah Irvine has overcome unbelievable difficulties to become a national advocate for better mental health and addictions care. Before graduating from GCVI in 2019, Noah had lost his mother to suicide when he was five years old, and his father to a prescription drug overdose in 2015. Noah suffers from PTSD and has a learning disability. In his book, Learning to Live: From the Loss of My Parents to Mental Health Advocate, Noah writes clearly, calmly, candidly and with a sense of humour about his life, both the ups and downs.

"The Rotary Club of Guelph has a deep and demonstrated commitment to taking a leadership role in partnering in our community in the Youth Mental Health space.  Indeed, worldwide, Rotary concerns itself greatly with young people in a variety of ways.  Our club is delighted to host Noah as our guest and our club members who span a wide range of community leaders, academics, business owners, entrepreneurs, and others will benefit from hearing from him first hand as he paints a very personal picture as a practical application of what the club is committed to addressing philanthropically and as community mental health advocates.  We are eager to hear his story!"

Andrew Johnson, Rotary Club of Guelph President 2022-2023