We are very proud to present a cheque for $500 to Justin Chapman, the winner of the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards – Individual Award.
QAMH and the Brisbane North, Brisbane South and Western Queensland PHN’s sponsored this award in memory of former CEO Jeff Cheverton. Jeff was a passionate leader for social justice, human rights and committed to the mental health and LGBTI sectors.
Justin worked as a peer-support worker in 2011. Justin developed and implemented peer-support and exercise programs for people with mental illness. The Lifestyle Intervention Program ‘Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds’ focuses on the benefits of exercise for individuals recovering from mental ill health.