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”

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017:  NAMI Arkansas Annual Conference

  • Held at Four Points by Sheraton.
  • 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.