Mental Health Awareness Coalition

Mental Health Awareness Coalition

Mental Health Awareness Coalition

ABC: 1406 n. 2nd Street Phoenix AZ 85004

Wed, July 9, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Mental Health Awareness Coalition The Mental Health Awareness Coalition was formed in 1995 initially as The Mental Illness Candlelight Vigil . The Coalition has continued the annual tradition now known as the Candlelight Celebration. This event honors family, friends, community members and national leaders who have been challenged by mental health disorders. These individuals have enriched lives and society through their love, friendship, work, art, research, and community activism. The Coalition focuses on educating the public, raising awareness about the importance of good mental health, advocating for recovery through improved treatments and reducing stigma currently associated with behavioral health and addiction disorders. Coalition members are all volunteers and include persons living with mental health challenges, family members, advocates and wide variety of professionals within the behavioral health field. The members meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11:30 at ABC: 1406 n. 2nd Street Phoenix AZ 85004 Next Meeting is scheduled Wednesday, February 13th. Interested in becoming a member and getting involved? Join us at the next meeting!

 

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