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Mental Health Week

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Over half of the Australian population will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lifetime.

This week is Mental Health Week and it aims to create awareness, engage, and educate Australians about mental health.

Reporter Jordan Fennell takes a look at the social stigma surrounding mental illness and the ways people can seek help.

***Please note, this story does mention mental illness. So if you or someone you know needs support, please contact Headspace via their website www.headspace.org.au, Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Tara Cosoleto
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