Newcastle locals walk for wellness

A big thank you to all those who attended our Mental Health Wellness Walk last Saturday. The day was filled with joy and friendship as locals came together to show their support to those living with mental illness and their family, friends and carers.

The 1.5km walk from Pacific Park culminated with a community event at Civic Park, featuring live music from the Jazz Monkeys and the Songlarks, cultural dancing, Street Soccer, Circus Avalon workshops, refreshments, BBQ, market stalls, activities and information on mental health.

Check out the video and the photos below or click here to watch our Facebook Live footage from the day.

Samaritans is grateful for the generous support of the community who contributed to this year’s Mental Health Wellness Walk. A special thank you to our event sponsors and supporters: City of NewcastlePort Waratah Coal ServicesEvent CinemasEvent CinemasCompass Pools NewcastleWarners Bay Private HospitalAPMRutherford Telarah Rotary – MaitlandRoam Ahead and Rapid Relief Team AU.

Stay tuned for more photos and drone footage of the day!