Mu­si­cians pro­mote ABC of good men­tal health

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Near You -

MORE than 200 mu­sic lovers got be­hind the Act-Be­long-Com­mit mes­sage at the

Or­gan­ised by Vic­to­ria Park res­i­dent Bren­dan Nock, the event fea­tured his band Nails of Im­po­si­tion and raised $3000 for Men­tally Healthy WA’s Act-Be­long-Com­mit cam­paign.

The en­vi­ron­men­tal of­fi­cer said he was in­spired to or­gan­ise the con­cert to drive home the mes­sage that men­tal health is­sues were no longer taboo, but part of a nec­es­sary con­ver­sa­tion more peo­ple were tak­ing part in.

“It be­came ap­par­ent to me, par­tic­u­larly in re­cent years, just how com­mon de­pres­sion was in the com­mu­nity, even among some of my clos­est friends and loved ones,” Nock said.

“I saw the im­pact it had on their lives and, in turn, on mine.”

He said it was re­ward­ing to see the Perth heavy metal com­mu­nity unite for the event and he planned to

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