‘Men-only’ event will tackle the stigma of mental illness | Northern Daily Leader

Thu May 29, 2014

MEN in the region are still not getting the message when it comes to mental illness, prompting a local support provider to organise an evening just for them.

RichmondPRA is a leading community-based support pro- vider for people with mental ill- ness and is encouraging men to attend the “men-only” evening in Tamworth to learn more about its signs and symptoms.

The aim of the evening is to de-stigmatise mental illness and show people can get on with their lives if they get help at the right time.

There will be several guest speakers on the night, one of them Tamworth Regional Council deputy mayor Russell Webb, who lost a brother-in-law to suicide.

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