National Mental Illness Awareness Week 2013
October 6 - 12, 2013
Please join students and faculty in the Social Work Department’s 9th Annual celebration honoring National Mental Illness Awareness Week. This event was coordinated by social work graduate students in the course Human Behavior and the Social Environment III (HBSE III). We are hosting a number of events that are free and open to the university community. For additional information, please contact Sharon Murphy at 862-3826 or at email@example.com.
What is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)? MIAW is an annual observance sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to focus attention on the high incidence of mental illness in America. The purpose of the observance is to educate the public and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness.
Sunday, October 6: Annual NAMI-NH Walk for Recovery from Mental Illness--Join Team UNH Social Work! This year's team is coordinated by Phi Alpha, Social Work Honor Society. For more information about joining our team or contributing financially please visit www.namiwalks.org or email Phi Alpha President, Alyssa Calef at: firstname.lastname@example.org The walk begins and ends at the NH Hospital in Concord (soccer fields on South Fruit St.) Festivities and registration begins at 9:00 am; walk begins at 10:30 am.
October 5 - 12: Interactive Pink Elephant Display in the Dimond Library. Stop by and take a look at the interactive pink elephant exhibit which will address the stigma associated with mental illness in contemporary society. Resources and brochures regarding mental illness from the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be available.
Wednesday, October 9th (6:00-8:30 pm) Panel Presentation A presentation on topics surrounding mental illness in MUB Theater II. This event is FREE and all are welcome.
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