Wightlink sponsors charity that helps break down mental health stigmaÂ

FERRY firm Wightlink has announced that it will support a trust that helps young people break down the stigma associated with mental health. Â

Monday, 30th July 2018, 12:52 pm
Updated Monday, 30th July 2018, 12:57 pm

Wightlink, which runs ferries between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, will sponsor the Isle of Wight Youth Trust's newly-formed Youth Mental Health Taskforce. The taskforce provides peer-to-peer advocacy to young people. 

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Mairead Healy, Isle of Wight Youth Trust executive director, said: '˜Wightlink has been a longstanding supporter of the trust for a number of years, so we are delighted that the company has chosen to continue its support by sponsoring our new taskforce.' 

Keith Greenfield, Wightlink chief executive, said: '˜This inspirational group of young people can deliver a powerful message and, as advocates for the Youth Trust, can provide hope, encouragement and advice to young people battling mental health issues.'