Socks ‘stomp out’ stigma | The Armidale Express

Fri Oct 9, 2015

MENTAL healthcare providers across Armidale have been stepping into the spirit for Mental Health Week, a national campaign aimed at stomping out stigma surrounding mental health and recovery. 

Staff at Centacare Armidale were into the spirit early last week for Odd Socks Day, a fun chance to switch socks will help those out there put up their hand for help.

“It’s important to reduce stigma and make mental health a topic of conversation,” senior psychologist Rhonda Partridge said. 

“We all have bad days but it is crucial to know there is support there and you can get help - it’s strength to do so.”

RichmondPRA is also gearing up for a big month, with the organisation hosting a New England forum on its Partners in Recovery program.

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