Centacare South West NSW and headspace Griffith are not for profit organisations which collectively service Griffith locals with specialised services such as
- Mental Health,
- Psychology & counselling,
- In school Wellbeing Program,
- NDIS positive behaviour support ,
- family relationship counselling,
- And much more…..
Mental health is an ongoing issue in our community. Often, due to stigma and various misconceptions concerning mental health, many people suffer alone and in silence.
Centacare South West NSW and headspace Griffith hope that the Blue Green Tie Ball will raise awareness and funds for mental health and support for the youth of Griffith.
Come along to celebrate and raise funds for mental health, with guest speaker John Harmer, founder of Mate Helping Mate, entertainment from The Lolohea Brothers, silent auctions and a very entertaining live auction from our MC
Dance the night away with our sponsors and other local business members.
Tickets Available Here
Tickets will sell fast – we hope to see you there!
Location: Yoogali Club 647 Mackay Avenue, Yoogali NSW 2680
Date: Friday 26 May 2023
Time: from 6:30pm until late.
Tickets: $100 per ticket
Dress Code: Formal
Guest Speaker: John Harper from Mate helping Mate.
John Harper’s a wheat and sheep farmer from Stockinbingal, NSW.
He describes himself as an ‘ordinary joker’, but after being bitten by the black dog he’s lived an extraordinary life.
The fact of the matter is that we all need support, and there is no shame or judgement in that. And part of that is ensuring that you have someone around you where you feel welcome and listened to.
John Harper started Mate helping Mate, initially to help other farmers in district who were like himself, battling drought and not dealing with the stress that came with it.
From that initial idea by John the project has now gained acceptance nationally and continues to help people in rural areas.
John has travelled extensively in Australia talking about his own experiences with depression and mental health and the value of getting together with mates and talking.
The Lolohea Brothers, will be playing their sweet tunes until late
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