Mental Health Awareness Day, 10th October 2016
‘The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.’ (World Health Organisation 2016)
Clubhouse Gibraltar, the GHA Health Promotion Unit, the Psychological Support Group and the Care Agency joined to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The theme this year was Psychological First Aid. Information, free leaflets, anti-stress colouring pages, and activities to improve mental health were available on the day.
The pitch was also attended by Social workers from the adult social services team, representatives from the Department of Equality, and both the Ministers for Health and Equality.