Gathering help agencies under one umbrella
step towards a happier, healthier district.
Eventually she hopes to host events which feature guest speakers sharing messages about wellbeing.
She says the directory will allow people to ask for help in whatever shape or form they need.
“People deal with stress, anxiety and depression all the time — and they all heal in different ways.”
She wants the stigma around asking for help to be changed.
“We need to realise it’s okay to not be okay, as long as you don’t stay there.
“It’s important to know there is still hope and support within the community, which can help get you the right information for improving your mental wellbeing.”
■ For more information contact Deb on 021 525 182 or find Waipa¯ Stress & Mental Wellness Directory on Facebook.
■ Find out more and donate at blindweek.org.nz
Deb Casey has launched Waipa¯ Stress & Mental Wellness Directory, a Facebook group that puts local wellness providers under one umbrella.