Today Mr Cargill shared a story around depression and anxiety. The purpose was to help break the stigma attached to talking about mental health. See Mr Cargill or Mr Mulholland for more details about what was discussed, or if you would like to debrief the contents further.
There is a range of resources available out there. Youthline runs a youth helpline, counseling, support and youth development services – Talking to someone helps. Call 0800 376633 or Free TXT 234 for support.
The Well-Being Hub contains a range of links on the issues raised today.
The metaphor of the Black Dog was used today, explained in the video below. A second video ‘Living with a Black Dog’ is a guide for partners, carers and sufferers of depression.