Walk for Mental Health

Mental Health Week - 8th to 15th October.

Walk 15km, 24km or 58km this October for youth mental health and suicide prevention in Western Australia.

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Raised so far

$14,074

Our goal

$220,000

Kilometres logged

27

1. Sign up

Sign up (for Free) and choose your goal to walk 15km, 24km or 58km during Mental Health Week from 8 to 15 October.

2. Share

Share your walk and raise funds to support frontline services and education programs to help young people in Western Australia.

3. Step up

Start your challenge on October 8 for Mental Health Week and walk in support of young people living with mental health issues.

Every week one young Western Australian dies by suicide.

It's a statistic we're familiar with: suicide is the leading cause of death for young people under the age of 25 in Western Australia. It's time to take action. Step up this Mental Health Week (8 to 15 October 2022) to show young people they are not alone. Together, we can change young lives.

  • Bayden Cross just donated $200
  • Robert Smith just donated $26.38
  • Renae Ingles just donated $263.75
  • Gwenda Ladd just donated $26.38
  • Kim n Mik just donated $52.75
  • Andrea Pauquet Litchfield just donated $52.75
  • Joanne Anderson just donated $75
  • Hannah Gamble just donated $52.75
  • Nicole Canning just donated $55.65
  • Steve Dresler just donated $263.75
  • Sue & Bill Scanlan just donated $52.75
  • Graham Pemberton just donated $52.75
  • Dylan McPherson just donated $31.65
  • Telina Pemberton just donated $52.75
  • Laura Tuttlebee just donated $26.38
  • Reto just donated $58.02
  • Anonymous just donated $50
  • Helen Dyktynski just donated $105.50
  • Karen Mcilwain just donated $26.38
  • Emily Vladic just donated $26.38

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FAQs

What is Walk with Me?

Walk with Me is a virtual fundraising challenge for Youth Focus.

We are challenging all Western Australians to step up for youth mental health and suicide prevention by walking 15km, 24km or 58km throughout Mental Health Week (8 to 15 October) to raise vital funds to change young lives.

This event is about walking with our friends, our families and our young people.

What do I have to do?

Walk 15km, 24km or 58km during Mental Health Week 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?

Walk with Me is an online fitness challenge held during Mental Health Week from 8 to 15 October 2022. You decide where and when to complete your challenge.

Who is Youth Focus?

Youth Focus is a leading mental health provider that has been supporting the wellbeing of young people in the Western Australian community for almost 30 years.

Our mission is to equip young people who experience mental health challenges to lead meaningful lives. We do this through the delivery of free and accessible professional face-to-face and web counselling services and other mental health programs to thousands of young people and their families each year.

For further information, please visit www.youthfocus.com.au or call (08) 6266 4333.

 

What is Mental Health Week?

Mental Health Week is a national week 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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