Walk to Raise Awareness of Mental Illnesses set for Sept. 23

Nearly 5,000 people from around the state are expected to join in NAMIWalks Minnesota, a 5K walk to raise awareness about mental illnesses and celebrate hope Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1 p.m. at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis. There will be live music by High Brow & the Shades, picnics, speakers, resource tables, a kid’s tent, a tree of hope, a T-shirt contest and more. The walk supports the efforts of NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance Mental Illness) to provide education, support and advocacy, children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. To register, call 651-645-2948 or go to namihelps.org and click the NAMIWalks logo.

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