They wore green ribbons to show their support for children's mental health. The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, is observing the month by participating in a new national campaign called "CureStigma".
By 2022-23 the scheme is expected to have been rolled out to just a fifth to a quarter of the country.
PRINCE GEORGE- The Canadian Mental Health Association hosted an open house today as part of Mental Health Week.
Lorraine Heggessey, Chief Executive of The Royal Foundation added: "At its heart, Heads Together is about bringing people together to change the conversation on mental health". The Palooza is created to reach new audiences and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.More news: Hamilton leads Mercedes front row lockout, Vettel third
"Promoting effective strategies for dealing with mental health issues is hugely important, and we hope that through this partnership we'll be able to promote the excellent work of Mental Health Foundation and Racing Welfare to our audiences both on course and through At The Races".
Javed Khan, chief executive of Barnardo's, warned that the government risks missing a "golden opportunity to radically transform a failing mental health system".
A government spokesperson completed rejected the suggestion that the plans lack ambition, arguing that they will transform mental health services for children and young people with the first ever waiting time standards for those with the most serious problems. Be a friend, be a support and let them know they are not alone.
Staar explained that the need for community outreach comes after major budget cuts for Jackson County, "The county cut its mental health department budget severely and they've outsourced the ongoing counseling treatment services".