Walk- A- Mile Rally set for May 8
Mental health and developmental disability advocates, community associations, legislators, general public… Join more than 2,000 advocates on May 8! We can make a difference!
In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards (MACMHB) and other statewide advocacy agencies are hosting the ninth annual rally, where consumer representatives hold county flags and deliver a statement about mental health from the steps of the state Capitol building.
Ninth Annual Walk -A- Mile Rally
Wednesday ~May 8, 2013
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Lansing
Come Join Us! All Are Welcome!
Walking is Optional... Show & Support!
If you would like transportation to Lansing, you will need to register with Customer Services at (734) 544-2912. Departure time will be 10:00 am in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.
Why We Rally…
*May is Mental Health Awareness Month
*Because legislators need to know Mental Health Matters
*To put an end to the stigma related to mental illness and developmental disabilities
*Because Michigan does not have parity between mental health and physical health care coverage
*To promote mental health wellness
*Because we can make a difference!