NAMI of Bucks County Stride for Mental Health Awareness

May 9, 2015 – May 9, 2015

130 East Swamp Road

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NAMI of Bucks County Stride for Mental Health Awareness

funds support mental health programs offered at no cost in
Bucks County

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Fonthill Park                                        Registration 8:00

130 East Swamp Road                       Walk Start 10:00

Doylestown, PA 18901 

About NAMI PA Bucks County Chapter

Founded in 1982, NAMI Bucks County and its dedicated volunteers work together to raise awareness about mental illness and provide essential education, advocacy and support group programs for people in our community living with mental illness and their loved ones. Our Helpline 1-866-399-6264 provides important information and referrals to the community. NAMI Bucks County is a non-profit, grassroots organization that addresses the mental illness needs of our community, replaces stigma with understanding and helps thousands of families and individuals each year.

Participant Information

There is no registration fee for the Walk. All participants are encouraged to collect donations from family members, friends, co-workers and business associates. All walkers raising $100 or more receive an event t-shirt.

Walk Teams and Participation

Companies, organizations and families are encouraged to organize teams of walkers made up of employees, organization members, relatives and friends.

About NAMI

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness,is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

From coast-to-coast and around the globe, mental illness affects everyone. Every year, regardless of race, age, religion or economic status, mental illness impacts the lives of at least one in four adults and one in 10 children across the United States—that is nearly 60 million Americans.

NAMI has over 1,000 affiliates in communities across the country who engage in advocacy, support and education. Members of NAMI are families, friends and people living with mental illnesses such as major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality disorder.

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