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Christy Wales (Image: Photo credit Tigarstorm Photography)Get the biggest stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newslettersThank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailA Galston woman aiming to bring the community together to improve mental health has launched a dedicated Facebook page.Christy Wales spoke to the Kilmarnock Standard last week about the need for a more engaged response to the devastating rise in suicides throughout East Ayrshire.The 24 year old spoke openly about her own struggles with anxiety and the challenges of losing someone close to her through suicide.As a result, she has launched a bid to create a mental health support group and even got the backing of Kilmarnock MP Alan Brown.Christy said she was “truly overwhelmed” by the outpourings of support for her idea, which saw hundreds of people reveal their admiration for the campaign.The Glasgow Caledonian University student has now launched the Valley Mindfulness Community page aimed at organising mental health and wellbeing support groups.Galston woman bid to break stigma of mental health after suicides increase in East AyrshireShe said: “I want everyone and anyone to join. Old or young, from the Valley or not no matter the reason, you will be welcome.”Whether it’s for a simple chat or a cup of tea, a break from the kids, to tackle loneliness, to see pals or just get out the house, share stories or give advice you are welcome.”New figures from Public Health Information Scotland show East Ayrshire registered 26 suicides in 2018 up from 12 in 2017 and 77 between 2014 and 2018.Christy spoke about the need for more direct action to tackle the problem.She said: “When a suicide happens in this area, I do feel that we fail to come together.”We share stories and quotes on Facebook but that’s not enough. We’re not breaking the cycle or the stigma.”Kilmarnock sandwich shop competing for coveted awardAs a result, Christy is aiming to create a group directed at re establishing a sense of community.To get the ball rolling, she held a Sunday morning ‘clear the heed walk’ where residents met for sociable exercise and to enjoy the outdoors.She said: “I am waiting to hear back from Alan Brown and the council on further plans for securing a location.”This will be used for a ‘blether and a brew’ styled get together hopefully.”In the meantime, I hope to keep some walks up and also a “dog de stress” where people can come and interact with friendly dogs as it’s statistically proven to lower stress and anxiety and great way to meet people.”Fashion masters student Christy is currently working on her dissertation but says she will work to build the campaign in her free time.She has also appealed to anyone with ideas or suggestions to get involved.To find out more and support the mindfulness campaign, visit the Valley Mindfulness Community Facebook page..