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Published on 08 February 2021
'Feed Happiness' is an innovative and exciting new social media campaign which aims to improve the mental health of young people and families in Melbourne's Southern Metropolitan region through food and healthy eating.
Bringing together 19 organisations across Melbourne, the Feed Happiness campaign supports young people and families to choose healthier foods for good mental health.
We all want to eat delicious food that helps us to manage stress and boost mood. But with so many options it's hard to know what works best.
Feed Happiness provides support and resources to:
The initiative grew out of Victoria’s Covid-19 lockdown period and its impact on mental health. VicHealth surveying during the second pandemic wave found that 17% of respondents were experiencing high psychological distress and 53% had low to medium life satisfaction.
"As a participating Council, we see this as an excellent opportunity to build on community interest in strategies to increase resilience and wellbeing", says City of Stonnington Mayor, Cr Kate Hely.
Let's Feed Happiness with food that is good for our brain!
Head to Facebook and Instagram @feedhappiness for more info!