Mental Health Olympics

A Mental Health Olympics held for students at Callaghan College, Wallsend Campus could be used as a pilot program for schools throughout the Hunter region.

The day-long event was born from one Newcastle student’s desire to raise awareness of the seriousness of mental health for other kids.

They were also given the opportunity to talk with mental health professionals from headspace Newcastle, Ability Links and The Samaritans Foundation throughout the day.

Hunter youth and community engagement arts organisation UP&UP helped students create a mural focusing on diversity and positivity.

Read the full article in the Newcastle Star.