This Sunday we wrap up our Hearts of Hope Campaign for Men's Mental Health.
Our journey to raising awareness and funds for MensLine Australia began with one of our youth. When asked: "what do you want your church to care about?" They answered without hesitation: men's mental health. From a place of real heartache, they shared with me their story which you can find below.
As the church, we are called to look after orphans & widows, which is to say, those who can't speak up for themselves. While things are getting better, we still live in a world where men are discouraged from speaking up about their struggles and heartaches. They are told to be strong and not show weakness, especially mental health. Young men and teens need to be encouraged to speak up for themselves and their mates.
MensLine Australia is a professional social health organisation, that provides telephone and online counselling services. We exists to save people’s lives, foster healthy relationships, build their resilience and connect them with community support. We support and empower people at their most vulnerable. Last year our services helped more than 100,000 people in need across Australia irrespective of their geography or circumstance.
Make a donation today to enable us to help support Australians who need assistance in managing or resolving their mental health challenges. Your contribution will help us save lives and make a critical difference to the health and wellbeing of people across Australia.
Your contribution will help us reach out to more people, develop innovative integrated services, and promote greater community awareness of suicide prevention and mental health. Give today!