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  1. Minor hockey player leads awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... I heard about (former Vancouver Canucks defenceman) Kevin Bieksa losing his best friend (former Canucks forward) Rick Rypien (to suicide) and I wanted to make sure no one felt like I did that day, telling somebody and getting your friend kicked off ...

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  2. Minor hockey player leads awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

    ... I heard about (former Vancouver Canucks defenceman) Kevin Bieksa losing his best friend (former Canucks forward) Rick Rypien (to suicide) and I wanted to make sure no one felt like I did that day, telling somebody and getting your friend kicked off ...

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  3. Junior hockey player from Kelowna speaks out on youth mental health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | GlobalNews

    ... him off the hockey team wasn't helping him at all." That incident, along with learning former Vancouver Canuck Rick Rypien committed suicide, inspired Mattila to take a greater interest in the mental health of young athletes. "You gotta be an ...

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  4. Ride - don't hideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Castanet.net

    Sixteen-year-old Myles Mattila, who plays for the Okanagan Rockets major midgets, became an advocate for the issue because of two events: when he didn't know how to help a teammate, and the death of Vancouver Canucks' star Rick Rypien. Now, he's become a champion for the Canadian Mental Health Association's Ride Don't Hide community bike ride on June 21. Before moving from Prince George to Kelowna to join the Rockets, Mattila became the Northern B.C. representative for Mindcheck.ca, a website dedicated to providing mental health resources to young people.

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  5. Project 11 launches in Manitoba schoolsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | My Manitoba.com

    ... strengths, and building positive relationships. The impetus for Project 11 originated in memory of former player Rick Rypien. Rypien was a beloved member of True North's hockey family, breaking into the pro ranks as a member of the Manitoba Moose ...

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  6. Mental health for students the focus of Project 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | CBC News

    Winnipeg Jets forward Rick Rypien was found dead in August 2011. The 27-year-old is reported to have struggled with depression.

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