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Mental Health Week – Get involved

Victoria’s Shadow Minister for Mental Health, Tim Bull, is calling on all Victorians to get involved in Mental Health Week which finishes on World Mental Health Day, Saturday October 10th.

Mr Bull said Mental Health Week is a great opportunity to educate and raise awareness among all Victorians about the effects of mental health on our society.

“With one if five people experiencing a mental health disorder it is very likely that you or someone you know will be affected during your lifetime.

“Mental Health Week is about helping to remove the stigma associated with mental health disorders so it can be treated like any other illness such as diabetes.  

“I would encourage all Victorians to visit the mental health week website and get involved in one of the many events that are running right around the state,” Mr Bull said.

For more information about Mental Health Week and how you can get involved visit: http://mentalhealthvic.org.au/