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“Roar against Stigma” Mental Health Matters: It’s Time to Talk
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Date: October 10, 2013
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Various Sites
Charlotte, NC

Contact: Melissa Marshburn
Phone: 704-608-5928
Email: melissa.marshburn@mecklenburgcountync.gov
Site: www.charmeck.mecklink.org

Mecklenburg County department, MeckLINK Behavioral Healthcare, announces their participation in President Obama's National Dialogue on Mental Health initiative by partnering with local non-profits and companies that work, advocate, volunteer and provide services for persons and families affected by Mental Illness, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse. The group will hold events simultaneously, at 4 locations across Uptown Charlotte. Activities will commence at 11:00 AM and continue until 1:00 PM.

The day officially kicks off at 11:00 am at the EPICENTRE, then Trade and Tryon at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm with a “flash mob” dance. The Department of Social Services will show several closed captioned videos on the televisions in their lobby from 11:00 – 1:00 pm and the PSA with sound will premiere on the large television screen outside the NASCAR Hall Of Fame every 15 minutes from 11:00 – 1:00 PM.

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