Men­tal Health Week events

The Gazette (Derwent Valley) - - NEWS -

A NEW Nor­folk-based men­tal health in­pa­tient fa­cil­ity is hold­ing a se­ries of ac­tiv­i­ties to cel­e­brate Men­tal Health Week this week.

Men­tal Health Week runs from Oc­to­ber 8-14, and Mill­brook Rise Cen­tre is hold­ing a client art ex­hi­bi­tion, a mind­ful­ness ad­ven­ture trail, odd sock day, tie dye­ing, sports ac­tiv­i­ties, karaoke, and a bar­be­cue to which clients have in­vited fam­ily and friends.

The cen­tre is hand­ing out par­tic­i­pa­tion awards to clients, and well as vouch­ers do­nated by the New Nor­folk Banjo’s Bak­ery.

The theme of Men­tal Health Week this year is “stronger to­gether”. The con­cept be­hind the theme is em­brac­ing the idea of com­mu­ni­ties work­ing to­gether to build re­silience, sup­port each other through tough times, cel­e­brate di­ver­sity and pro­mote the things we can do to main­tain our men­tal health, and en­cour­age peo­ple to seek help when they need it.

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