I was supposed to be helping people, but I didn't even help myself

“I’ve always just tried to figure it out on my own, which didn’t help.”


Jay talks about:

  • Post-secondary education
  • Learning to talk about feelings
  • Using art (poetry and animation) to express difficult experiences

“There’s nothing like the experience of hearing other people cry with you, about something you’ve experienced, that’s so difficult to talk about – it’s something that really changed my life.”

– Jay, animator

Full version of Jay’s poem

Jay’s short animated film: Steadfast


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