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April 17, 2018 | 10:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Special Event
Location: Undergraduate Library, David Adamany Community Room | Map
5155 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: 0
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

The Wayne State University Anti-Stigma Committee cordially invites you to support Mental Health Awareness Week at the 3rd 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 guest speakers, the one mile walk across campus lead by Provost Whitfield and a canned food drive. The canned food and monetary donations will be given to the WSU Food Pantry. A donation of 5 non-perishable food items or $5.00 is requested.

  • Registration Check-In: 10:45 am to 11:15 am
    • Student Center Building Second Floor Hilberry 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
  • 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 by no later than April 10. 



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