Major Rapids Stroll-A-Mile occasion to highlight mental wellness troubles

Major RAPIDS — New Journey Clubhouse and Neighborhood Mental Wellness of Central Michigan in Major Rapids, advocates for addressing the demands of these that deal with mental wellness troubles, will be furthering their result in subsequent month with its planned annual event — Stroll-A-Mile.

As element of the advocacy, the organizations sponsor the Stroll-A-Mile advocacy and awareness occasion each and every year in coordination with the statewide Stroll-A-Mile rally that requires location at the state capitol creating in Lansing, Michigan.

Supporters, and any individual interested in finding out extra about mental wellness, are invited to join the Stroll-A-Mile occasion hosted by New Journey Clubhouse and CMHCM from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 14 at the Bandshell at Hemlock Park on Hemlock Street. Parking is obtainable behind the Major Rapids Middle College, 500 N. Warren Ave.

The stroll will commence at 11:15 a.m. at the Bandshell exactly where participants will stroll to the downtown region, down Michigan Avenue to Maple Street, turning proper and walking to State Street, turning proper once more at the A&ampW, and walking back to the park.

Following the stroll, there will be a quick presentation on mental wellness by members of the New Journey Clubhouse and CMHCM. A absolutely free lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

New Journey Clubhouse and CMHCM operate to bring awareness and advocacy to these who endure in silence, Clubhouse director Sue Stewart mentioned previously.

“This occasion is an advocacy and awareness occasion,” she mentioned. “It is a lunch, it is a stroll, it is a speak. We will be acquiring the conversation began, bringing awareness to mental wellness troubles, operating to decrease the stigma and advertising strength-primarily based recovery.”

1 of their large objectives is decreasing the stigma behind mental wellness and mental wellness troubles, Stewart mentioned. 

“People nonetheless have issues about searching for support or searching for the proper support, so our target for this occasion is to bring awareness of the troubles and present facts,” she mentioned.

New Journey Clubhouse is a restorative atmosphere for people today who have had their lives disrupted and will need the help of other people who think that recovery from mental illness is doable for all.

To understand extra about the applications obtainable at New Journey Clubhouse, stop by: or contact 231-592-4654.

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