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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Established by the U.S. Congress in 1990, Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is a recognition of efforts made by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to educate and increase awareness about mental illness. MIAW also coincides with World Mental Health Day (October 10), an international effort to raise awareness of mental illness as a global problem. Please take the time to visit the below links for a variety of information about MIAW and ways you can help raise awareness:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Videos, articles, personal stories, and daily activities

Mental Health America (MHA): Information on the 7 days / 7ways focus of this years MIAW, Free screening tools, webinars and easy to share awareness media World Health Organization(WHO): World Mental Health Day (October 10) event information, campaign details, ways to get involved, and resources for the public


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