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Organisations across Mull have gathered for the launch of a new mental health project encouraging awareness and wellness.
The event at Tobermory Aquarium on Monday saw the start of a scheme being run by charity Support in Mind Scotland in partnership with the Rural Mental Health Forum.
The project is about finding out what organisations already have in place and what they feel could help them improve support of their employees and volunteers.
It will run for one year funded through the Aspiring Communities Fund with support from the Scottish Government and European Social Fund to address isolation, loneliness, low self-esteem, stigma and other barriers to participation in life.
Monday’s event was an opportunity for people to meet and network. Those attending included Tobermory Harbour Authority, Tobermory Aquarium,
Tobermory High School, Tobermory Cafe and Tearoom, the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, Mull Safe and Sound, Mull Musical Minds and
Mull and Iona Community Trust.
‘The event was fun and interactive with many individuals connecting and having honest conversations about mental health awareness,’ said Marion Elkin-Greener, Support In Mind Scotland’s community development officer for Mull.