Hope in the Darkness: Walk for Youth Mental Health

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is a national mental health initiative for young people. The walk promotes a message of hope and empowerment for youth.

Intended to be a call to action, Hope in the Darkness provides an opportunity for communities to join together for the wellbeing, strong identities and healthy lives of young people. With support from across the country, Hope in the Darkness works with schools, youth groups, Indigenous communities, mental health services and families.

Hope in the Darkness Founder Kevin Redsky with a background working with youth in crisis, and has personally lived the struggle with mental health as a young person. Working with youth and missing person cases, Kevin is compelled to take a stand on youth mental health by showing young people that we all can take action and provide support.

Let's welcome Kevin as he makes his way across the Elk Valley - here are ways you can get involved!