The Hastings Prince Edward District School Board has launched a new committee, which they hope can destroy stigma around mental health.
The Mental Health Leadership Team will see Trustee Jennifer Cobb as representative.
Trustee Cobb says this committee hits close to home.
Cobb says survivors helping survivors is a big part of breaking down mental health issues.
Superintendent Colleen DeMille says having Cobb on the committee is great.
Director of Education Mandy Savery Whiteway tells Quinte News well-being is part of their strategic plan.
Doctor Deanna Mayfield will act as the board Mental Health Leader for the board.