<Suburb> local raising funds to tackle mental health
(Suburb, e.g. Randwick) local (name) is helping to reduce the impact of depression by embarking on a (event, e.g. 2-day cycling challenge) on (date) to
raise awareness and funds for the Black Dog Institute.
One in five Australians are affected by mental illness every year, with one of the most common of these being depression. It touches people of all ages and from all walks of life, and places an enormous burden on individuals, families, workplaces and the health system.
According to <your name> the Black Dog Institute has a special significance.
(Paragraph for personal story – How have you been impacted by depression? What is your motivation for supporting BDI)
(Paragraph for event information – Where is the event being held/what time? What does the event be involve?)
(Name) aims (to/has raise/d $XXXX) to assist the Black Dog Institute
The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by depression and bipolar disorder through high quality research, clinical expertise and education programs.
To support (name) people can donate at (web address)
Find out more about the Black Dog at www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Interviews and images are available. Please contact (name) on (contact number) or email (email address) or Sharnelle Cowan on
0459 356 335 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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