The MHF are currently running the Take the Load Off online campaign, which focuses on the simple things people can do to reduce the weight of stigma and discrimination for people living with mental illness.
Head to www.taketheloadoff.nz to share your experiences and help bring the campaign to life.
Co-ordination and liaison with Like Minds, Like Mine Community Partnership Fund providers nationwide is also a service provided by us to the national programme. In addition, the MHF has three Like Minds, Like Mine Community Partnership Fund projects.
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When Deborah Romero participated in a Like Minds workshop in Waihi and shared her personal story with participants, her audience was blown away by her courage in coming forward.
Joyce Leevard lives in Auckland and has worked part-time for The Werry Centre as a National Youth Consumer Advisor and is also on the Like Minds, Like Mine Youth Advisory Group.
Fair Go’s Brodie Kane is joining other high profile New Zealanders in Stepping Forward.
Postgraduate student Jennifer Nicholls believes education, faith and work are elements in her life that enable her to rise above any discrimination.