MONTRÉAL, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to participate in MONTRÉAL WALKS for mental health on Sunday, October 5 to kick off Mental Illness Awareness Week. The goal of this event is to fight the stigma surrounding mental illness and raise money for community organizations that provide mental health care and services.
What: 6th annual MONTRÉAL WALKS for mental health
Who: All mental health resources in Montréal
Where: Start and finish line: Phillips Square (Sainte-Catherine/Union)
When: Sunday, October 5, 2014 – Registration: 10:00 a.m. – Start of walk: 11:00 a.m.
One out of five Canadians will experience mental illness in their lifetime. Thanks to MONTRÉAL WALKS for mental health, together we will show that mental illness is not something to hide, and encourage people living with mental illness and their families to seek help.
MONTRÉAL WALKS is supported by Bell Let's Talk and Lundbeck Canada.
On October 5, clinicians and people living with mental illness will be available for interviews. For more details on MONTRÉAL WALKS, visit Mtlwalks.com.
List of people available for interview the day of the walk : http://mtlmarche.com/en/president-d-honneur.php
SOURCE: Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal
For further information: Catherine Dion, Communications Department, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal, Phone: 514-251-4000, extension 2986 - Cell: 514-235-4036, [email protected]