Residents on board mental health initiative

MORE than 60 people from diverse backgrounds attended the launch of Lifeboat SE last Tuesday night.

Partnering with the South East Junction, a group of locals who have experience in dealing with stress, depression and anxiety will deliver the new initiative to help people manage stressful situations and support early intervention to improve community health.

South East Junction coordinator Nel Jans said the launch event was attended by business owners, representatives from sporting clubs, schools and service providers.

“Already several people have expressed their interest to join the crew and offer their lived experience to support others and reduce the stigma surrounding mental


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