This month was a celebration of sport which saw nine Martu and Nyamal communities come together for a three day Youth Sport festival in Nullagine to represent their communities in football, softball and basketball games. Nullagine, Strelley, Warralong, Punmu, Kunawarritji, Kiwirrkurra, Parnngurr, Jigalong and Parnpajinya all had families attend the event and participate in the various competitions held.
Ngurra Kujungka did an amazing job organising the event and bringing together people from various communities while also coordinating support from other service providers in the region.
A fantastic event, full of fun and laughter. An enjoyable time had by all with a well earned congratulations to the 2020 Football Champions- Nullagine and to the 2020 Softball Champions- Punmu.
The celebrations and participation in events did not end here though, in Hedland Dom and Erica were busy engaging with community events including the Music Jam held by Headspace Pilbara during Mental Health Week.
The public were invited to come down South Hedland Town Square park grab an instruments available and play. Dom and Erica attended in support of the event, engaging with communities members and speaking about mental health and Be You.
Davina, Be You Consultant from Mawarnkarra Health Service held an event at Roebourne Pool to raise awareness of mental health, facilitating discussion, while also connecting with community through fun activities.
Davina had invited local services in the community to help support Mental Health week celebration and also distributed the pamphlet above at various locations inviting families along to the event.
The pool party was a success with Davina being able to engage with work colleagues and community members, discussing Be You and mental health more broadly.