Mental Health Month (MHM) is part of a national mental health promotion campaign held in October each year. MHM is funded by NSW Health. It aims to promote social and emotional wellbeing, encouraging people to maximise their health potential, enhancing the coping capacity of communities, families, individuals, and increasing mental health literacy.
2014 is the 75th anniversary of the Library Act 1939 which was passed by State Parliament on 3 November 1939. This landmark legislation led to the provision of free public library services for the people of NSW. Seventy five years later, public libraries are going strong, with 369 libraries across the state, 3.2 million members (that’s 44% of the population), 46 million loans per annum and over 35 million people visiting libraries each year.
Easy-to-read resource, available in all NSW public libraries.