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Jun 24, 2020

Mental Health Association Hosts Annual General Meeting

Aimee Jex

This morning, the Mental Health Association held its annual general meeting virtually and members, as well as other stakeholders, participated in an online discussion on how to improve outreach to persons dealing with mental health issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  President Aimee Jex says that the work of the association is in keeping with the objectives set out ahead of World Mental Health Day on October tenth.


Aimee Jex, President, Mental Health Association

“When we work with the Mental Health Association, all the things that we do, all our activities are focused on those things.  We touched upon a few of the activities that we are doing, we‘re planning on conducting a telethon on the tenth of October regarding World Mental Health Day and in that hopefully we will have a lot of community activities.  We‘ll have a little bit of news from our stakeholders and everything they have been doing in mental health.  So it‘s not just to raise awareness and raise funds but it‘s also a call for action. The theme this year for World Mental Health Day is “Mental Health for All, Greater Investment, Greater Access, Everyone, Everywhere.”  It’s a call to action and we had, in keeping with our mission and in keeping with the theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day on October tenth.”

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