YMCA - Why Not?

Category - Youth Mental Health

Youth Summit

YMCA Youth Summit 28/05/2018 – Arts Centre Melbourne Book your tickets here   It’s time for some fresh thinking on Mental Health. Currently 1 in 4 young people experience a mental illness like anxiety or...

Beating the stigma together

Currently there is a huge stigma surrounding mental health and mental health issues. How can you help destroy the stigma and support those who need it?

Put your posters up!

Tonight I witnessed something. Something that demonstrated to me, exactly what impact looks like. Without clicks, likes, comments or shares. Just face to face, real life human impact.

Ungirly: a manifesto

Though I am an AFAB (assigned female at birth) and use the pronouns “she/her”, I have grappled with gender presentation my entire life. As a young child in Sri Lanka, I learned all about what it meant to be a girl...

Men, it’s okay to cry

As with most boys, I was taught growing up that crying was a form of weakness. When was the last time that you saw a grown man cry? I haven’t seen a man cry in some time, nor have I cried properly in years.

I’m mad

I’m mad. I’m mad that my industry has let me down. Media was meant to be fun – exciting, filled with creative types, and an opportunity to turn my passion into my occupation. This is what motivated me throughout my...

Keep asking… Why Not?