Media Statement from Hon Roger Cook BA GradDipBus MBA MLA
- Riders will cover 700km over five days of the Western Australian coast to raise awareness of youth mental health and wellbeing
More than 180 cyclists set the wheels in motion this morning as they set off on the start of 700 kilometre journeys from Geraldton and Albany to Perth.
Mental Health Minister Roger Cook is aiming to be the first State Minister to complete the ride. The Minister will cycle 700km along the Great Southern and South-West coast over the next five days. He will visit high schools along the way and meet young people to raise awareness about youth mental health, and help reduce the stigma which surrounds the issue.