Super Sunday supports mental health event
The Christian Community Church, Arklow showed support for the upcoming Arklow Youth Mental Health Week at its recent Super Sunday event.
The regular outreach community event takes place every month when the Church invites local community group and charity representatives to attend a service and share information about the work they do.
Arklow Youth Mental Health Week representatives Hilary Sharpe and Barbara Duffy attended Super Sunday and were presented with a cheque towards the running of the week-long event from Pastor Solomon Aroboto.
Aimed at promoting positive mental health amongst young people, Arklow Youth Mental Health week, which is currently under way includes all the second level pupils in Arklow and hosts a number of exciting events including workshops and talks for students and parents.
Each year group will benefit from event exploring topics from Promoting Positive Mental Health, Eating and Positive Body Image, Drug and Alcohol Awareness to Coping with Suicide, the Benefits of Physical Exercise, the Tackling you Feelings Programme, Tai Chi and Music.
The week, which is now in its ninth year, will conclude with The Big Sing at St Mary’s College, Arklow on Friday, October 12 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The opening ceremony took place at Arklow Library, yesterday, Tuesday and this event also served as the launch of the Power of Words Bibliotherapy and Parent Talk.
Hilary Sharpe, Barbara Duffy and Solomon Aroboto.