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NAMIWALKS Utah

NAMIWalks supports the mission-driven work of our NAMI organizations, which host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness. Click here for more information on NAMIWalks.

MENTAL HEALTH MONTH (MAY)

During Mental Health Awareness Month, NAMI joins the mental health community to reaffirm our commitment to building our understanding of mental illness, increasing access to treatment and ensuring those who are struggling to know they are not alone.

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK (MAY 3-9)

NAMI joins communities around the country in raising awareness about the mental health needs of America’s youngest citizens. It is a week to focus on children and youth living with mental illness and to come together to advocate for a full array of effective services and supports for children affected by mental illness.

NATIONAL MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH (JULY)

In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in honor of the leading African American novelist and journalist, who also was a voice for individuals and families affected by mental Illness. She died in 2006.

SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH (SEPTEMBER)

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and on Sept. 10, we observe World Suicide Prevention Day. It is a time to talk about issues relating to suicide prevention, promote resources and awareness, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm.

MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK

 

In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Since then, mental health advocates across the country have joined with others in their communities to sponsor activities, large or small, for public education about mental illness.

NAMIWALKS Utah

NAMIWalks supports the mission-driven work of our NAMI organizations, which host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness. Click here for more information on NAMIWalks.

MENTAL HEALTH MONTH (MAY)

During Mental Health Awareness Month, NAMI joins the mental health community to reaffirm our commitment to building our understanding of mental illness, increasing access to treatment and ensuring those who are struggling to know they are not alone.

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK (MAY 3-9)

NAMI joins communities around the country in raising awareness about the mental health needs of America’s youngest citizens. It is a week to focus on children and youth living with mental illness and to come together to advocate for a full array of effective services and supports for children affected by mental illness.

NATIONAL MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH (JULY)

In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in honor of the leading African American novelist and journalist, who also was a voice for individuals and families affected by mental Illness. She died in 2006.

SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH (SEPTEMBER)

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and on Sept. 10, we observe World Suicide Prevention Day. It is a time to talk about issues relating to suicide prevention, promote resources and awareness, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm.

MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK

In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Since then, mental health advocates across the country have joined with others in their communities to sponsor activities, large or small, for public education about mental illness.

2016 Love UT Give UT

March 31, 2016 - 24 hours of online giving

NAMI Utah participates for the 4th year in a row in the most fun and interactive online fundraising campaign:

Love Utah Give Utah

Here is how it works:  Schedule your donation NOW  by going to NAMI’s Utah LoveUTGiveUT web page and make a donation. Every dollar counts, as every dollar raised stays in Utah!  Minimum donation is $10.

The more donations we receive, regardless of how big, goes to help us in getting closer to winning up to $10,000 extra for NAMI.  You can check our status on March 31 by going to the “Leaderboard” at the official  LoveUTGiveUT web site.

Each Leaderboard is competing for:

  • 1st Place:  $10,000
  • 2nd Place: $  5,000
  • 3rd Place:  $  3,000
  • 4th Place:  $  2,000
  • 5th Place:  $  1,000

Most people use social media and web browse through their phones. You will help NAMI Utah even more by sharing. Once you donate please share within your network by email, Facebook and Twitter sharing. 

What is Love UT Give UT?

Love UT Give UT is a 24 hour online event that encourages everyone to contribute to Utah’s nonprofits and schools through an online giving platform. It’s one extraordinary day to support the organizations that make Utah special. Last year, Love UT Give UT raised $1,058,839 in 24 hours.

How it works

All donations made on loveutgiveut.com are made to the Razoo Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization which permits donors to advise a regranting of their donations to other IRS recognized qualifying 501(c)(3). The Razoo Foundation will regrant 94.1% of its contribution to the qualifying organization as advised by the donor, retaining 5.9% for Razoo Foundation to cover credit card fees and a portion of the event hosting costs.

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NAMI Utah
1600 West 2200 South, Suite #202
West Valley City, UT 84119
(801) 323-9900

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If you have an emergency, please call 911 and ask for a CIT officer. If you are dealing with an urgent situation, please call the Behavioral Health Authority Crisis Line for your county. The Salt Lake County UNI Crisis Line is 801-587-3000. 

Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you love is in need of suicide prevention support, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or visit the website for more info.

suicidepreventionlifeline.org