Rais­ing aware­ness

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

LAST week was Men­tal HealthWeek and last Thurs­day was Na­tional Men­tal Health Day.

Be­yond­blue vis­ited Mun­dub­bera State School onWed­nes­day to dis­cuss de­pres­sion and how to re­spond to it.

Teach­ers were in­volved in a ses­sion be­fore school and stu­dents in Years 6 to 10 gained in­sight into cop­ing with de­pres­sion dur­ing a class ses­sion.

Pre­sen­ters gave some re­veal­ing in­sights into dif­fi­cul­ties and treat­ment for men­tal health is­sues.

If you are hav­ing a tough time and need support, con­tact be­yond­blue on 1300 224 636. You can also phone Life­line on 13 11 14 or talk to a vol­un­teer on­line at www.life­line.org.au from 6pm–3am, seven days a week.

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