A team of six men are travelling across the rural New South Wales to promote men’s mental health and suicide prevention throughout the Riverina region.
The men, who all work for mental health support organisation Wellways, come from a range of different backgrounds but they all hope to promote acceptance and the importance of talking about mental health.
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Excitement is building for this year’s Midsumma Pride March on Sunday 28 January in St Kilda, as the Wellways Well Proud network gets ready to join the annual festivities. This is the fourth year that Well Proud has taken part in the Midsumma Pride March, as a joyous act of solidarity.