Sharing the Shaka
Sally Fitzgibbons - Sharing the Shaka, from the oceans to the hospital wards, mental illness is creeping in. Share this gift of solidarity and help spread the word because that’s all it could take to change someone’s life.
"Ride the wave of the unknown together"
Due to COVID-19, the emerging mental health crisis will be far worse. The Barwon Health Foundation asks you to ‘shaka up for mental health’.
Send or share this simple gesture "a shaka" and let people know you’re thinking of them.
Check in on a mate today.
With everything going on in the world, you might be feeling a little powerless. How do you help people who are doing it tough? How do you let people know you care?
"Unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group." - the shaka
New friends come along through school, sport or change of neighbourhood. But you never lose your mateships from years gone by.
Emma - online guru
The shaka definitely resonates with the youth of today and the older generations that still think they are in their youth :) “YEP me!”
Paul a Shaka user
“Suffering with the mental health rollercoaster since my early 20’s has been tough. It was a lonely path back in the 90’s.