It’s OK To Say If You Don’t Feel OK

Hello,

If this is your first visit to Dancing With The Black Dog, we are a not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to eradicating the stigma of anxiety and depression.

It’s OK To Say If You Don’t Feel OK

When it comes to anxiety and depression, we believe in the utmost importance of talking about your feelings, and encouraging others to do the same. And whether you suffer from a mental illness or not, we believe in a world where we can all have a means of conveying to everyone we encounter that it’s OK to say if you don’t feel OK.

Why Is This Important?

Nowadays, the stigma of mental illness is slowly but surely being eroded; more and more sufferers are seeking professional help. However, we still live in an age where we need to focus as much on getting people talking about their struggles as we do with providing mental health services. After all, an open conversation in a safe environment is often the first and most crucial step in seeking help.

Take Action Today – How You Can Help

As you may know, the black dog is a widely-used euphemism for depression. We’ve therefore developed the Dancing With The Black Dog lapel pin as a symbol that anyone can wear to show their support for sufferers of anxiety and depression, to convey the message that it’s OK to say if you don’t feel OK.

Imagine, for example, if you are struggling with anxiety or depression, and your manager at work wears a symbol that demonstrates their personal support for mental illness. How much more comfortable would you be in approaching them?

These lapel pins are available for a fixed price, including free worldwide postage and packaging, for:

1 pin for A$6 or
3 pins for A$12

Each lapel pin also comes with a free “It’s OK To Say” awareness card, which you could either keep for yourself or give to friends or family.

All proceeds will go towards further raising awareness of the message that it’s OK to say if you don’t feel OK.

Corporate bulk discount packages are also available, please feel free to contact us if you would like more information.

Please join us therefore in demonstrating to all those encounter that you support mental health awareness, and if anyone asks you what the black dog pin on your jacket is, in telling them it’s your way of saying it’s ok to say if you don’t feel ok.

Thank you for your support,

Mark Pacitti
Founder
Dancing With The Black Dog

June 2015

Shop Pins

Keep the black dog pinned down where you can keep an eye on it with this discreet black dog lapel pin. The lapel pin is 10mm in diameter, has a small butterfly clip and comes in a smooth epoxy coating finish.

Keep the black dog pinned down where you can keep an eye on it with this discreet black dog lapel pin. The lapel pin is 10mm in diameter, has a small butterfly clip and comes in a smooth epoxy coating finish.

1 x pin

$6.00

        

3 x pins

$12.00

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