This campaign matters a hell of a lot to me because mental health issues are still being overlooked. I have lost a cousins and a nephew to suicide. Cancer, diabetes, domestic violence, etc are all given top billing when it comes to distributing health funds.
Some say 'mental health, what mental health'?
Mental health issues will remain at the bottom of the ladder until someone with a HEART in the health department takes notice of the countless deaths related to mental health issues. I guess the real issue is that because these head honchos in government aren't affected by mental health issues their attitude appears to be 'it doesn't affect me so why should I bother'?
Supporters are now helping to
It has been 4 months since we all supported this campaign by signing the first petition. Let's revive that momentum and tell our decision makers that we are serious. The first petition was a triggering factor for the workshop for all mental health services on September 12th. We can tell the Hospital Board, State Director of Mental Health and our politicians exactly what we want. Don't wait until…
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