adidas pt Labour leader Jacinda Ardern moved to tears outside Parliament over suicide awareness campaign
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Ardern choked back tears while speaking to the crowd of around 150 people about her best friend’s brother’s suicide when she was 13.
“Those shoes are quite moving,” she said. “The idea that we have lost 600 New Zealanders in the last year I find absolutely devastating.
“Because for every one of those people there is a ripple effect in our families and our communities.”
Ardern re committed to reviewing mental health services if in Government, and said she wanted mental health teams in every secondary school in the country.