Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has expressed his support for the Green Ribbon campaign by SeeChange which encourages everybody to end the stigma around mental health by wearing the Green Ribbon.
Deputy Seán Crowe said;
“I welcome the launch of SeeChange’s annual Green Ribbon campaign. I will be showing my support for this worthy campaign by wearing the Green Ribbon. I encourage as many people as possible to take this small step to help end the stigma around mental health and wear the Green Ribbon during May.
“Daily life brings so many stresses and strains that all go to affect the mental health of people. This campaign encourages us to look out for each other, talk to each other whether it’s a family member or a friend because a problem shared is a problem halved.
“We all need to take care of our mental health and support those around us who finding it difficult to cope. We need to end the stigma around mental health.
“Hopefully the Green Ribbon campaign will help start conversations and raise greater awareness around mental health.”