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Shining a light on mental health

Stacie Holliday, student at Calderdale College, gives a hand massage to Declan Brewer, during the World Mental Health Day event, at the Shay, Halifax
Stacie Holliday, student at Calderdale College, gives a hand massage to Declan Brewer, during the World Mental Health Day event, at the Shay, Halifax

Guest speakers, dance performances and an awards ceremony were centre stage at The Shay stadium to mark World Mental Health Day.

The event, hosted by talking therapy service Insight Healthcare, was organised to tackle the social stigma around mental health.

Insight Health Care, World Mental Health Day event, at the Shay, Halifax

Insight Health Care, World Mental Health Day event, at the Shay, Halifax

Dr Mohammed Munawar from Insight Healthcare, said: “We received numerous nominations for the Calderdale Wellbeing Heroes Awards, and it was deeply touching to highlight the different ways in which people help each other within our community.”

Insight Health Care, World Mental Health Day event, at the Shay, Halifax

Insight Health Care, World Mental Health Day event, at the Shay, Halifax