Getting help to grow
(5 October 2011 – Hills & Valley Messenger)
SUPPORTING others with mental illness has given Dean Gant a positive outlook on life.
The leader of the Blackwood branch of GROW, a peer-supported program for people living with a mental illness, said the group provided a safe have.
“It’s a friendly environment where people understand what you’ve been through,” Mr Gant, 60, said…
…Blackwood GROW meet at the Blackwood Uniting Church, each Monday at 7.30pm.
For information on depression, visit beyondblue.org.au or 1300 22 46 36.
If you or someone you know suffers from depression, phone Lifeline on 131 114.
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