Shed­ding light on men­tal health

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

Men­tal Health Aware­ness Week was held last week and Progress to Health helped to raise aware­ness about men­tal health is­sues by hold­ing an open day. The aim of the week is to pro­mote so­cial and emo­tional well­be­ing to the community, en­cour­ag­ing peo­ple to max­imise their health po­ten­tial, en­hanc­ing the cop­ing ca­pac­ity of com­mu­ni­ties, fam­i­lies, in­di­vid­u­als and in­creas­ing men­tal health re­cov­ery.

WEL­COME: Mem­bers of the South Waikato community were wel­comed dur­ing a powhiri last Wed­nes­day morn­ing.

TAK­ING A BREAK: These two young­sters get cre­ative with mul­ti­coloured chalk out­side Progress to Health’s build­ing in Toko­roa.

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