King makes stand for mental health
Mike King is coming to town and this time he’s doing stand up for mental health.
Popular comedian Mike King is best known today for his commitment to help Kiwis talk and seek help formental illness.
On the back of his ‘I amHope’ tour, Mike King is coming to Katikati College to share his story and speak openly about the problems facing today’s youth.
As part of the four week tour earlier in the year, King and several others travelled nationwide by motor scooter to promotemental health awareness. In total, the tour visited around 45 schools and addressed 20,000 people.
The same I amHope message will be delivered at the Katikati College Hall this Tuesday, June 5 between 6pm-8pm.
King will cover a range of issues including bullying, peer pressure, drugs and alcohol, sex abuse, divorce, sexuality and disconnection at home and in school in a free community ko¯rero.
King aims to reinforce to young people the message that it’s “OK not to be OK”. He says the theme of the presentation is it’s okay to ask for help and for adults to listen.
Mike King’s stand up for mental health is for youth, parents, professionals, friends and wha¯nau and opportunities will be provided for an in-depth Q&A.
The free two hour event is solution driven and packed full of useful information and tools that Katikati residents, friends and wha¯nau can use to make a positive difference in the community.