Mental health is something many people struggle with and there are a variety of suggestions on how to cope with it out there. We often hear going for a run, journaling, or even some extra down time will help, but in our busy schedules it is often hard to accommodate. We do know that our bodies need good food in them however, and taking the extra step to create food has huge benefits to our mental wellbeing. Coast Mental Health runs a program that takes 19-30 year olds who are struggling to gain employment due to lack of skills, confidence or are struggling with their mental health. They teach them basic culinary skills while building their work experience self confidence and mental health. Margaret Davies, red seal chef and manager of the culinary training program at Coast Mental Health says that sometimes the scariest part is starting.