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Walk for Mental Health, Oct. 5
October 3, 2013 - By Shelley Hoffman, L. A. County Walk Manager
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is holding its NAMI Walkathon fundraiser on Saturday, Oct 5, in Santa Monica.
NAMI offers all of its services to individuals and families in need completely free of charge, and has been recognized locally and nationally as the preeminent resource for educating and advocating mentally ill and their families.
NAMI enjoys the highest ranking among charitable, non-profit organizations for its effectiveness and low administrative overhead. Major public and private mental health organizationsincluding Los Angeles Countyhave turned to NAMI to train its professional staff to work with families of its mentally ill clients.
If anyone you know has a friend or family member dealing with the issue of mental illness, let them know about NAMI. For more information, to sponsor a walker, participate or donate: namiwalks.nami.org. Every donation helps and makes a difference.