Virtual Mental Health Awareness Week Walk

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Date: February 21, 2021
Time: All Day
Multi-day event from February 12, 2021 to February 24, 2021
Location: Virtual event
Category: Special Event

Did you know...

  • 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness
  • 17% of youth (age 6 - 17) experience mental illness
  • 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience a serious mental illness
  • 11 years is the average delay between symptom onset and treatment

Millions of people are affected by mental illness each year. Across the country, many people just like you work, perform, create, compete, laugh, love and inspire every day. We invite the Warrior Community to join us for the 2020 Virtual Mental Health Awareness Walk to increase awareness and reduce stigma for the millions of those affected by mental illness and thoughts of suicide. 

In previous years the Mental Health Walk took place at the end of the Winter semester, this year, 2021, the walk will be in alignment with WSU Mental Health Day and participants can complete their one-mile walk anytime anywhere between February 12 - 24, 2021. 

Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Register for the February 25 event and/or Virtual Walk via Get Involved

  2. Complete the Walk from home, take a photo and post to social media using #wsuMHAW

  3. Visit the W Pantry to make a suggested $5 donation. Donations are not required to participate.

Participants are invited to join us for the Mental Health Awareness Week Roundtable Event on Thursday, February 18, 2021 from 12 - 1 pm to join in an open and supportive discussion lead by students and area experts. Learn more

Participants will be entered into a drawing for prizes!

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