Today, October 10 2008 is Blue Day for the Australian tech and social media community. We’re using it to raise awareness of anxiety and depression – issues that have affected many of us (including several people close to me). If you’re on Twitter, you’ll notice many of us have added a blue tinge to our avatars.
Awareness in your own life of the signs of declining mental health – both personally and in those around you – is critical. If you do nothing else today, do some reading about mental health awareness and management and then get outside in the fresh air and take a walk – exercise is a key factor in helping sufferers of mental health issues get well.