Stride for Mental Health Awareness
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4th Annual Stride for Mental Health Awareness
Our 4th Annual Stride for Mental Health Awareness is right around the corner! This years event will be held May 12, 2018 at Fonthill Park in Doylestown. We hope to raise even more this year to fund our Ending the Silence program. Funds will support Ending the Silence, an educational program for Bucks County middle and high school students. We hope to see you all there. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee, please contact our office.
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Photos from Past Strides
About NAMI of 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.
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. When you donate, you may support and individual walker. Please specify that walker’s name.
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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