Not Alone Day

Joondalup Weekender - - Front Page -

MEN­TAL health aware­ness is a cause close to for­mer West Coast Ea­gles player Chad Mor­ri­son and wife Natalie.

Hav­ing both been af­fected by men­tal ill­ness – Chad by de­pres­sion and Natalie by anx­i­ety – they launched a cam­paign last year to nor­malise con­ver­sa­tions around the dis­or­der.

The duo, who run ath-leisure la­bel Acron Threads in Hillarys, cre­ated the Not Alone drive, which uses fundrais­ing Tshirts as a “recog­nised sign of sup­port for men­tal health”.

“We be­lieve the more peo­ple see them, the more aware they will be­come and there­fore the more men­tal health will be­come a ‘nor­mal’ and ac­cepted sub­ject,” Ms Mor­ri­son said.

In light of Men­tal Health Week, the pair has teamed up with Hillarys cafe Lot One Kitchen to hold a Not Alone day on Saturday.

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