HALLOWELL – It’s a brand new day for psychological well being in Maine. Extra individuals are talking brazenly about their experiences, and the demand for psychological well being companies is on the rise.
Yearly, the Maine Chapter of the Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness, brings Mainers collectively to boost psychological well being consciousness, construct neighborhood, foster hope, and open doorways to assist. With the aim of elevating $100,000 in 100 days to advance psychological well being assist, schooling, and advocacy – NAMI Maine calls upon the neighborhood to affix Maine’s Psychological Well being Motion.
In relation to psychological well being – we’re all related and we’re all affected. So, while you stroll with NAMI Maine – you stroll for all of us.
You’re strolling to your neighbor who discovered hope on the different finish of the NAMI Helpline.
You’re strolling for the one who discovers they don’t seem to be alone in a NAMI assist group.
You’re strolling for the teenager who finds connection and understanding on the opposite finish of the NAMI Maine Teen Textual content Line.
The Psychological Well being Motion is for everybody. To make sure this occasion is actually accessible to all Mainers – registration is free, and Mainers can take part just about on a day that works for them or be part of NAMI Maine in particular person on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Capitol Park in Augusta.
Extra particulars on the stroll day and methods to register at www.NAMIWalks.org/Maine.
The funds raised from NAMIWalks Maine keep inside the State of Maine to advance psychological well being assist.
The Maine Chapter of the Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness is a part of the nation’s largest grassroots psychological well being group devoted to constructing higher lives for the hundreds of thousands of People affected by psychological sickness. NAMIWalks Your Means, a Prime 30 Peer to Peer Fundraising Occasion, is a nationwide psychological well being occasion sequence with walks going down in additional than 120 places. *The Peer-to-Peer Skilled Discussion board awarded NAMI the Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Group of the 12 months award in 2022. Be taught extra at www.namiwalks.org/maine.