Labour activists set up Better Mental Health group

The group of Labour candidates who stood in Chiswick in the last local elections have set up a self-help group called ‘Better Mental Health Chiswick’. Struck by how often the issue of mental health was raised on the doorstep, they’ve been looking at what might be within our power to do for ourselves and those around us. 

They are setting out their stall in Chiswick Library this Wednesday (10 October 2018) to mark World Mental Health Day and would like you to pop in and share your views on how to improve mental wellbeing and mental health services across Chiswick, or just show your support between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm.

“Any project which draws together people and organisations in pursuit of connectiveness will have a positive effect on the mental health of the community” says clinical psychologist Dr Nicky Hartigan.

If The Chiswick Calendar had a mission statement that would more or less be it – find out what’s on, then go and take part. As Sally Bowles once said: What use is sitting alone in your room…”

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