WHY WE WALK

THE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF GREATER CHICAGO (MHAGC) AND REBECCA’S DREAM (RD), TWO ILLINOIS NONPROFITS HAVE PARTNERED TO ASK EVERYONE TO TAKE A STAND, NOW TO: 


  • BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
  • ERASE THE STIGMA BRING EQUALITY TO MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
  • ACCEPT THAT MENTAL ILLNESS IS A REAL DISEASE
  • END THE PAIN AND SOLITUDE THAT IS CAUSED BY DEPRESSION
  • ERADICATE SUICIDE AND EDUCATE PEOPLE ABOUT ISSUES SURROUNDING SUICIDE
  • END THE HIDING BY HELPING PEOPLE UNDERSTAND MENTAL ILLNESS
  • END THE SHAME THROUGH EDUCATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH


WE, IN SOCIETY MUST DEAL WITH THIS. STOP HIDING THE REALITY… MENTAL HEALTH EQUALITY, NOW!

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Schedule Details

Mental Health Equality - Take a Stand Green Hat Walk

11:00 am Registration 

Let the Fun, Food, Music and Hat  Decorating begin!

11:30 am  Haley Epstein

11:45 am  MHAGC and RD

12:15 pm Xavier Fulton

12:45 pm Nikki Lynette

1:00 pm - Walk

2:00 pm -   Music, Food, Activities & Entertainment Continues 

  • Mental Health Exercise with Nikki Lynette
  • Football Game with Xavier

3:00 pm Raffle Prize and Hat Design Winner Announced

3:15 pm  Nikki Lynette/Xavier Fulton -- Closing Ceremony

Location

Grant Park ~ Arvey Field, Chicago, Illinois 60605, United States (Near the corner of Columbus Drive and Roosevelt Road)

INCLUDED WITH ALL REGISTRATION TYPES

Take A Stand/Green Hat Walk t-shirt

Access to online fundraising platform

A day of fun!

Where we walk

Take a Stand/Green Hat Walk

Grant Park ~ Arvey Field, Chicago, Illinois 60605, United States

Start at the south end of Arvey Field walking along Lake Michigan continuing up to Monroe Street and circling around the park and returning back to Arvey Field. Start and finish walk: lower Hutchinson Field in Grant Park ~ between Columbus Drive and

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