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May 17, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Other
Location: Student Center Hillberry Rooms C & D | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Wayne State University Provost Keith Whitfield cordially invites you to join him in support of Mental Health Awareness Week at the second annual Mental Health Awareness Walk to benefit the Wayne State University Food Pantry. The Wayne State Office of the Provost in coordination with the School of Social Work, the President's Commission on the Status of Women, Counseling and Psychological Services, the Dean of Students Office and La Pita Fresh encourage you to join us at this event aimed at raising awareness around mental health with the goal of reducing the stigma that people with mental disorders face every day. This event will include a guest speakers, the one mile walk across campus, and a canned food drive. The canned food and monitary donations will be given to the WSU Food Pantry. 

  • Registration Check-In: 10:45 am to 11:15 am
    • Student Center Building Second Floor Hillberry Rooms C and D
    • A donation of 5 non-perishable food items or $5.00 is suggested
  • Welcome: 11:15 am to 11:30 am
    • The first 50 people get a gift bag!
  • Keynote Speakers: 11:30 am to 12:00 pm
    • Emily Klueh, U of M and Allie Renaud, The W Food Panty
  • One Mile Walk: 12:00 pm
    • Start with Provost Keith E. Whitfield
  • Post-Walk Refreshments: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

We request that you complete your RSVP via our online registration form by no later than May 12th. PDF event flyer

AUDIENCE: Everyone is welcome!

RSVP: Complete your RSVP by Friday May 12, 2017 with our Online Registration or contact Patricia Dixon at or 313-577-3398 or Shantalea Johns at or 313-577-4409

COST: A donation of 5 non-perishable food items or $5.00 is requested

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Patricia Dixon at or 313-577-3398 or Shantalea Johns at or 313-577-4409. PDF event flyer

For more information about this event, please contact Shantalea Johns at 313-577-4409 or