Huge RAPIDS — New Journey Clubhouse and Neighborhood Mental Overall health of Central Michigan in Huge Rapids, advocates for addressing the requirements of these that deal with mental wellness problems, will be furthering their trigger subsequent month with its planned annual event — Stroll-A-Mile.
As portion 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 spot at the state capitol constructing in Lansing, Michigan.
Supporters, and any one interested in studying a lot more 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 Huge Rapids Middle College, 500 N. Warren Ave.
The stroll will start at 11:15 a.m. at the Bandshell exactly where participants will stroll to the downtown location, down Michigan Avenue to Maple Street, turning proper and walking to State Street, turning proper once again at the A&W, and walking back to the park.
Following the stroll, there will be a brief presentation on mental wellness by members of the New Journey Clubhouse and CMHCM. A no cost lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
New Journey Clubhouse and CMHCM function 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 having the conversation began, bringing awareness to mental wellness problems, functioning to lower the stigma and advertising strength-primarily based recovery.”
One particular of their major objectives is lowering the stigma behind mental wellness and mental wellness problems, Stewart mentioned.
“People nonetheless have issues about in search of support or in search of the proper support, so our target for this occasion is to bring awareness of the problems and offer information and facts,” she mentioned.
New Journey Clubhouse is a restorative atmosphere for men and women who have had their lives disrupted and need to have the help of other people who think that recovery from mental illness is probable for all.
To study a lot more about the applications obtainable at New Journey Clubhouse, check out: newjourneyclubhouse.org or contact 231-592-4654.