Teaming up to tackle men’s mental health issues

The Richmond Fellowship of New South Wales, the Parkes Spacemen Football Club and Parkes Shire Deputy Mayor John Magill are launching ‘men only’ information evening in Parkes, enabling central western men to learn about the signs and symptoms of mental illness amongst males in rural settings.

It’s believed the evening is the first of its kind in Central Western New South Wales.

WHEN: 11.30am, Thursday 4th August, 2011

WHERE: Cooke Park, Clarinda St Parkes.

The ‘men only’ evening will be held at the Broadway Hotel, Parkes, on Thursday 18th August at 7.00pm.

Guest speakers – including sufferers of depression and alcoholism – will bravely talk about battles with mental illness and what men in rural areas can do to help themselves of family and friends who may be suffering.

The RFNSW is a not-for-profit organisation providing recovery focussed support programs, accommodation and hope for people with mental illness. Advocating community-based assistance, it is a foremost mental health support provider that has been in operation for more than 30 years.

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