NBPH staff meet John Kirwan

Members of the Persistent Pain Service and Mental Health teams meet JK

Members of the Persistent Pain Service and Mental Health teams meet JK

 

A fantastic opportunity for staff to meet and greet Westpac's ambassador Sir John Kirwan (JK) and hear his personal story through depression. He is truly inspiring for everyone to listen to and his two main take-home messages were: "Depression is an illness not a weakness," and "It's the little things that count."

He had everyone stand up to hug five strangers and dance, everyone was smiling and there was a great atmosphere for sharing and asking questions.

For more of JK's work: https://depression.org.nz/get-better/the-journal/