Mental health recognition

PASSIONATE mental health advocate and The Border Watch journalist Kyra Sykes has been recognised at a state level for her outstanding contribution to raising awareness of […]

Mental health in the spotlight

THE Headspace Mount Gambier centre will come to life this afternoon as part of World Mental Health Day today. With live music, art, food and activities, […]

Poetry booklet promotes mental wellbeing

THE South East Junction will launch the poetry booklet Happiness Is Not A Destination at the Mount Gambier Library tomorrow to coincide with World Mental Health […]

Life-changing conversations encouraged

MILLICENT High School students banded together last week to engage in life-changing conversations about mental health for R U OK? Day. Students donned wristbands and sported […]

Students spark conversation

TENISON Woods College will turn yellow today in support of annual R U OK? Day. Preparing for the day over the course of the term, student […]

Important discussion

IT TAKES courage to ask simply and directly “are you okay?” if you are concerned about someone’s mental health.[…]

Conversation encouraged

“ARE you okay?” should be the question on everyone’s lips this week as the community comes together to raise awareness of suicide and mental health. Supporting […]

Mental health initiative

FOUR bright yellow SUV’s rolled into the Mount Gambier Rail Lands yesterday morning to promote mental health and suicide prevention. The R U OK? Conversation Convoy, […]

Firefighters put bodies on the line

TWO Millicent Country Fire Service volunteers will step up to fight mental illness by climbing up 28 floors wearing 25kg of turnout gear and breathing apparatus next month[…]