COVID-19 restrictions aren’t stopping Australian athletes from showing their support to Lifeline Australia ahead of World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10th October.
With in-person community visits and events currently on hold due to COVID-19, the 22 athletes involved in the AIS-Lifeline Community Custodians believe it is more important than ever to ensure people are taking care of their mental health.
Now in its second year, the Lifeline Community Custodians program is in place to draw the spotlight on mental health, reduce the stigma around mental illness and encourage people to reach out and get help when they need it.
To fundraise for Lifeline and raise awareness around suicide prevention, the AIS has setup a virtual garden as a place to come together, fundraise for Lifeline, reflect and raise awareness around suicide prevention. The virtual garden will be open until World Mental Health Day.
The virtual garden will be open until World Mental Health Day on October 10, 2020. Visit https://www.outoftheshadows.org.au/AIS