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I Will Listen Twitter Party

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Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans are impacted by mental illness? During National Mental Illness Awareness week, from October 6 – 12, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is reaching out to those whose lives are touched by mental illnesses with the #IWillListen campaign. This social and video based campaign hopes to encourage people to listen with an open mind and without judgement and raise awareness and support all of those who suffer. Learn more about the campaign by visiting the “I Will Listen” Facebook page and by joining us at the…

National Mental Illness Awareness Week Twitter Party

When: Monday, October 7nd from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET

Where: #IWillListen  NAMI-NYC Metro logo

How: Follow sponsors @NAMI_NYC and host @ResourcefulMom and tweet in the event tag

 

PRIZES

4 (four) winners will each receive a $25 Visa gift card

1 (one) Grand Prize winner will receive a $50 Visa gift card

RSVP

Planning on joining us?  Let us know here by adding your Twitter URL (http://twitter.com/username).  An RSVP is not required to participate or to be entered to win.

About NAMI

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) was established in 1979 and is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organizations. NAMI is dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness by advocating for access to services, treatment, support and research, and community awareness.  There are over 1000 NAMI Affiliates across the country.

NAMI-NYC Metro is the largest affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and New York City’s leading voice on mental illness. NAMI-NYC Metro’s peer-led programs, led by family members and persons with mental illness, made direct contact last year with 16,000 New Yorkers across the city.

Most importantly, NAMI is a safe and non-judgmental community where individuals and families can get support and the tools they need to advocate effectively for themselves or their loved one who is ill.

 NAMI NYC-Metro IWL Infographic FINAL

Comments

  1. 1

    Sounds very important and interesting, and it affects everyone in some way. Hope I am off work in time to make it!

  2. 2
    Jennie Sanderson says:

    I am looking forward to this twitter party.

  3. 3
    redfuzzycow says:

    it’s time to talk about mental illness!

  4. 4
    Kimberlie says:

    Looking forward to it! @JLJMommy

  5. 5
    Sherry Fowler says:

    cant wait @fowler121600

  6. 6
    Nicole Strunk says:

    Excited to be a part of the discussion!

    @nikle714

  7. 7

    I’ve struggled with mental illness for 14 years starting at age 21. I can recall panic attacks as early as age 8 or 9. Happy to bring awareness for those who suffer or know another who does! @eseattlemama

  8. 8
    @cammi1972 says:

    Great educational chat topic!

  9. 9
    Jennifer Essad says:

    I know this has effected friends and family-I hope I’m able to make this party

  10. 10

    Such an important topic. I’ll be there. @Cocoacali
    Krissy P recently posted..Vaccination Exasperation

  11. 11

    cant wait for party

  12. 12

    linked up!

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