Keith Anderson, a lawyer who had depression, shares his lived experience and knowledge to discuss psychologically safe and healthy workplaces.
Keith Anderson is a graduate of Dalhousie Law School ( LL.B., 1983) and University College London ( LL.M., 1987).
He first went public with his journey with depression in an article in the National Post newspaper, called How I Returned to a Life Worth Living, published on February 20, 2008. Since then, Keith has spoken at national and international mental health conferences, legal conferences, universities, and fundraisers. He has also served on numerous Boards of Directors and Committees for mental health non-profit groups. His articles have appeared in publications of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Canadian Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
In the fall of 2015, Keith launched Worth Living Mental Health Consulting, which offers a blog, podcasts, consulting, and conferences. This past summer, he published the book, Life Worth Living: A Mental Health Anthology. Keith also works with the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia as the Provincial Peer Support Lead.