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ONE FOOT FORWARD 2022

the walk for mental health

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October is Mental Health Month

Join us to walk, run or roll in solidarity for the 1 in 5 people in Australia who experience symptoms of mental illness every year. Together, we can show them they are not alone.

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How It Works

1. Sign Up

Sign up and join thousands of Australians walking in solidarity during Mental Health Month.

2. Share

Share your page to tell everyone you're walking in solidarity for those living with mental illness.

3. Walk/Run/Roll

However you can take action and log your kms throughout October for Mental Health Month.

Walking Together. Standing Together. Stronger Together.

In 2021 the One Foot Forward community achieved big things.

42,897 people walked in solidarity

$11,410,592 was raised for mental health

Mental Health stats in Australia

1 in 5

people experience symptoms of mental illness each year

8

people in Australia die from suicide every day

60%

of people living with mental illness will not seek help

Let's show people with mental illness that we're in this together. Funds raised will help Black Dog Institute put ground-breaking new mental health tools that work into the hands of people who need them.

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Solidarity Wall

Sarah

I’m walking in memory of someone I love this October to support Australians affected by mental illness and suicide. You will never be forgotten.

Kirsty

I am walking for friends I have lost. And for those who are struggling now. Your are not alone you are worthy 💖

Elena

I have been there, that moment (or moments) when you make a decision. I am still here. Hold on. Breathe. Seek help. I am walking not just for me but for family I have lost to suicide and for everyone struggling. 💚

Julie

I’m walking this month to raise awareness of mental health and hoping to reach out to those who are suffering during our current lockdown, in the hope that they can see the positives in their life and to remind them that they are not alone.

Lisa

I’m walking in solidarity this October for Australians affected by mental illness and suicide. You are not alone.

Kat

I’m walking in solidarity this October for Australians affected by mental illness and suicide. You are not alone.

Emil

This morning we got in early for our walk. I’m walking in solidarity this October for Australians affected by mental illness and suicide.

Nikki A tribute for Eddie Delic & Lucy Tyler

I’m walking in memory of 2 people very much loved & missed this October to support Australians affected by mental illness and suicide. You will never be forgotten.