Walk for Mental Health

Sign up to walk 50km, 75km or 100km during Mental Health Month in October, to raise funds to support young Western Australians experiencing mental health challenges.

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$34,494 raised

$70,000 Goal

$34,494 raised

$70,000 Goal

Kilometres logged

10,392

1. Sign up

Sign up (for free) and choose your goal of walking 50km, 75km or 100km during October. You can even choose your own distance!

2. Share

Tell your friends and family that you’re raising funds to support youth mental health in Western Australia.

3. Step up

Start walking! Walk wherever and whenever suits you, knowing that you're making a real difference to the mental health of young people.

Suicide remains the leading cause of death for young people 

Tragically, suicide remains the leading cause of death for young people (aged 15 – 24) in Australia. By taking the Walk with Me challenge, you’ll be helping to ensure that young people across Western Australia have access to local support services to help them navigate through mental health challenges.

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  • Julie Freeman just donated $106
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  • Anonymous just donated $32
  • Gold coin donations just donated $10
  • Nicole Kellett just donated $26
  • Angela just donated $53
  • Hayley just donated $50
  • Tegan Gosling just donated $53
  • Tracey Railton just donated $20
  • Andy Harold just donated $53
  • Tin&Leah just donated $120
  • Sarah Butterworth just donated $53
  • Theresa Foppoli just donated $26
  • Hannas & Mazz just donated $53

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FAQs

What is Walk with Me?

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Walk with Me is a virtual fundraising challenge for Youth Focus, that raises vital funds to provide mental health support and education programs to young people across Western Australian. 

Sign up to walk 50km, 75km, 100km or a distance of your choice during October.

What do I have to do?

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Walk 50km, 75km, 100km or a distance of your choice during October and raise vital funds to support young Western Australians. Wherever you live, whatever your ability, you can decide when and where to complete Walk with Me.

You're welcome to complete the challenge in a way that works best for you. 

When and where is Walk with Me?

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Walk with Me is an online fitness challenge held during October. You decide where and when to complete your challenge.

Who is Youth Focus?

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Youth Focus exists to support young people who experience mental health challenges. We deliver services and programs for people aged 12 to 25, at no cost to the young person or their family. 

Our vision is a world where a young person’s mental health does not get in the way of them being who they want to be.

What is Mental Health Month?

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Mental Health Month is a national month celebrated each year in October to coincide with World Mental Health Day on 10 October.

I’m stepping up because too many young lives are lost to suicide. This is something I can do for myself, for my friends, and most importantly, for young people in need.

- Tara, 22

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