World Mental Health Day

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The World's mental health day is celebrated every year on October 10th. On World Mental Health Day, we are campaigning for a more open culture of discussion and aim to decrease the stigma that surrounds discussions on mental health.

Poka is organizing a raffle to raise mental health awareness. The winner will receive a prize that supports well-being. Answer by email (): what are the things that support your mental wellbeing? The winner will be drawn from all entries <3 The raffle closes on 20th October and we'll notify the winner personally.

How else can you participate in World Mental Health Day:

1. Shine a green light for life! After 6pm on World Mental Health Day on 10 Oct, let’s shine buildings, windows or for example important personal items with green light. Shining green light symbolises the removal of stigma surrounding mental health. When you shine green light, you are showing everyone equally, regardless of diagnosis, that you are a part of working toward a more open culture of discussion. Share a photo of your green light with the hashtags #vihreäävaloa #kymppikymppi #mitäkuuluu

2. Dress or accessorise in green! Share your green outfits or lighting on Instagram and Facebook with the hashtags #vihreäävaloa #kymppikymppi #mitäkuuluu

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