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“May will be Mental Health Awareness month in Cumberland County”

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This April 28, 2015 Cumberlink article on The Sentinal’s website talks about upcoming events planned during the month of May for Mental Health Awareness Month in Cumberland County.

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” Home News McKean County Commissioners recognize mental health awareness”

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This April 29, 2015 Bradford Era article talks about events being held in McKean County during Mental Health Awareness Month

“Candlelight vigil to be held in Carlisle for mental health awareness”

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This September 28, 2014 The Sentinel article talks about an upcoming candle light vigil, meant to raise awareness of mental illness, to be held on October 5, 2014  at 6:30pm on the steps of the Cumberland County Courthouse at the Square in Carlisle, PA.

This vigil is part of Mental Illness Awareness Week which runs from October 5 – 11, 2014

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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Mental Health Awareness Month is used in the United States to raise awareness of mental illness and it’s impact not only on the person who has a mental illness, but the impact their diagnosis has on the world around them.

“”We All Have Problems” – Mental Health Awareness Ad “

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This video was uploaded to YouTube on March 14, 2012 by AndyTerryJay and is one I felt was very thought-provoking about not only what it can be like for someone with a mental illness, but also offered suggestions for dealing with it while encouraging openness about mental illness

“A Personal Perspective on the Importance of Mental Illness Awareness Week”

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Jeff Bohen of Levittown Now published this piece on October 7, 2013 and offers his personal insight into the importance of Mental Illness Awareness Week which continues from October 6 through October 12 and is an annual occurrence on the first full week of October.

“Candlelight vigil raises awareness for mental health”

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This October 5, 2013 article found on theTimes-tribune.com website talks about a recent candlelight vigil that served to raise awareness of mental health issues, but also was used to recognize the efforts being made by various people to help those with mental illnesses

 

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