It's Gumboot Friday, and Mike King isn't happy with NZ's mental health system

The AM Show 28/05/2021

WATCH: This morning on The AM Show Mike King discusses the failings in our mental health system while walking to raise money for counselling services for our kids.

Mental health statistics are rising in NZ, and not the good statistics either. Mike King is taking aim at our approach to connecting kids with counsellors in this country. 

Check out his Gumboot Friday initiative through the link below.

https://www.gumbootfriday.org.nz/

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