Mental Illness Awareness Week 2017
October 1 – 7, 2017
Get ready for Mental Illness Awareness Week 2017 and join us as we take a stand on mental health and replace stigma with hope.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017: Mental Illness Awareness Week Kick-Off
- Governor’s proclamation & moment of silence at the State Capitol, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017: National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Recovery and Understanding
- Check your local faith community for community events to raise awareness about mental illness.
- Depression screenings at UA Little Rock for students, faculty, & employees.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017: National Depression Screeninng Day
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017: “Mixing It Up for Mental Health Awareness: A Mocktail Event”
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017: NAMI Arkansas Annual Conference
- Held at Four Points by Sheraton.
- 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.