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NAMI Green County is Asking You to #StickItToStigma

NAMI Walk at Olin Turville Park, Madison, October 7, 2018, Noon

 

September 27, 2018

Photo courtesy of Conni Bigler

Trevor's Team - NAMI Green County walkers complete the last stretch of the NAMI Walk held in Madison in 2017. Pictured are Becky and Jeff Sherven, Dan and Brooks Krauss and Grace Wagner.

October 7 through October 13, 2018, is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Each year, the week provides an opportunity to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care.

One in five adults experience mental illness problems every year and 50 percent of chronic mental illness begins by age 14. Although many people today understand that mental illness is a medical condition, individuals and families affected by mental illness are still often subjected to stigma and discrimination.

This year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is calling on everyone to...



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