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Mental health fun walk raises money,
Thank you MUSC fun runners, walkers and supporters for making the 4th
Annual Mental Health Month Fun Run/Walk a success.
The top runners are
Joseph Reynold, Dustin Ford, Sebastin Simstich, Jamie Laska and Anne
Lohse. Not pictured is MUSC's Mary Mauldin.
The Charleston Area National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the
Institute of Psychiatry and supporting partners held the annual event
on May 17 at Hampton Park.
This 5K Fun Run & Walk was organized to recognize May as National
Mental Health Month, increase mental health awareness, and reduce
More than 175 mental health professionals, consumers, family members
and friends from the community participated in the day. Proceeds from
the event totaled more than $2,500. These donations will benefit NAMI
outreach programs of support, education and awareness. Many of these
programs are hosted and facilitated by IOP throughout the year.
Friday, June 6, 2008
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