Highly Commended

2017

Fox Fromholtz, headspace Canberra

Outstanding Contribution to Young People Award

Fox has been a volunteer for the headspace Canberra Youth Reference Group for the last 3 years. During this time Fox has been an advocate for Mental Health and has represented headspace at numerous events, schools and agencies. Fox is a very passionate advocate for LGBTQIA* young people. Fox has been setting up the Youth Ambassadors Program, a peer led program delivering educational workshops in schools to teach students about mental health and encourage them to seek help if they need it.

Fox volunteers between 2-6 hours a week, which has had a positive impact  on Youth Mental Health and reducing the stigma of mental health in Canberra. Among their peers, Fox is considered a passionate advocate for Youth Mental Health, especially for LGBTQIA* young people and has made a significant contribution to the effective operations of headspace Canberra.

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