November 29, 2022 12:21pm
The Sarnia-Lambton hockey group has come collectively to Face Off for Psychological Well being.
The annual psychological well being consciousness marketing campaign will see gamers tape their sticks inexperienced, as a visible reminder, not just for gamers, however for followers, households and officers that it’s okay to speak about psychological well being.
Level Edward Hockey Affiliation President Liz Web page mentioned they imagine one of the best time to introduce the marketing campaign is when children perceive what psychological well being is.
“We see children at St. Clair Youngster and Youth from zero to 18, so there’s toddler psychological well being and even our early years from zero to 6 inhabitants is a really essential time to introduce the thought of psychological wellness and coping methods,” mentioned Web page. “It’s by no means too early to introduce the idea.”
Web page mentioned on common, round 3,000 skaters participate within the initiative annually.
“It actually sparks the dialog within the rink with the officers, with different members of the family and even visiting groups will ask how come the stick is taped inexperienced, and that sparks an awesome dialog about psychological well being consciousness,” she mentioned. “One in 5 gamers wrestle with psychological well being.”
Face Off for Psychological Well being (#FOFMH) runs till December 11.
-With recordsdata from Colin Gowdy