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Mental Health Advocacy Badge Programme

17/03/2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Dear Guide Guiders,


There will be a new badge programme on Mental Health Advocacy coming up in January 2021. The Mental Health Advocacy badge programme is created for the Guides to equip them with the mental health knowledge and skills as well as support them to initiate ground-up mental health projects to increase mental health awareness among their peers, family and community. This pilot programme is funded by Temasek Foundation and the training will be delivered by the Institute of Mental Health.


Details of the first run of the training (via Zoom)

Session 1 : 15 March 2021 (Mon), 9:00am – 12.30pm

Session 2 : 16 March 2021 (Tues), 9:00am – 12.30pm

Session 3 : 17 March 2021 (Wed), 9:00am – 12.30pm


Requirements of this interest badge

  1. Guides have to attend all three sessions of the training on mental health literacy
  2. Upon completion of the training, Guides (in groups of up to 6 girls) will have to design and complete an action project within the school or community on
    1. seeking awareness of mental health
    2. destigmatising mental health conditions in their school and community
    3. promoting inclusivity for those with mental health conditions in the public
  1. Complete an individual reflection of the Guide’s learning experience and submit a photo documentation of the project as a group



Please sign up by 15 February 2021, using this link https://forms.gle/hwVrLArhddV7sVae8

Each Guider has to register for 5-6 Guides per school

Kindly direct all queries to linfang@girlguides.org.sg




Mrs Koh-Teh Yi Wen
Chief Commissioner


9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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