World Mental Health Day – 10/10

World Mental Health Day – 10 October – is a World Federation for Mental Health initiative.

The purpose of this day is to promote public and personal awareness of mental health issues worldwide.

Please consider doing something: perhaps check in with a colleague, friend or family member or find out a more about mental health at

I personally have made a promise to continue to promote education on mental health and wellbeing for paramedics and students at

Whatever you do, lets continue to reduce the stigma of mental health.

Lisa Holmes
Chair, Paramedics Australasia Mental Health and WellBeing Special Interest Group