Choirboys Mark Gable to connect with Coast community during Mental Health month

Legendary Choirboys lead singer and Beyond Blue Ambassador Mark Gable is sharing his experiences with mental health at Kincumber Library this week as part of Mental Health Awareness month.

Mr Gable will be at Kincumber Library this Wednesday, 11 October, for an up close and intimate discussion on the impacts of depression and the importance of mental health.

Council Group Leader Connected Communities, Julie Vaughan, said the libraries are pleased to be welcoming such a Coast legend who is willing to open up about his struggles with mental health.

“The personal and intimate setting for the evening will be a meaningful way to have a real and honest discussion about mental health,” Ms Vaughan said.

“Kincumber Library is pleased to be hosting such an event, which will really connect the community here on the Coast to an issue that affects many people in many ways.”

Choirboys lead singer Mark Gable said he had experienced depression through his career and talking openly about it leads to better understanding in the community.

“I hope what I have to say will somehow help those who have experienced similar issues with mental health as me,” Mr Gable said.

“It is not an easy road, but it can be made easier by the simple process of talking about it. It lets people know they are not alone and that there is help available.”

Mark Gable will be sharing his experiences at Kincumber Library on Wednesday 11 October at 6.30pm.  Doors open at 6pm.  Bookings can be made by calling 02 4304 7641 or by visiting www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/libraries/what’s-on