TINA L. SCOTT
The Increase Your Voice Membership (RYV) at Merrill Excessive Faculty (MHS) is organizing their First Annual “Increase Your Voice for Psychological Well being” Stroll to boost consciousness of psychological well being, to scale back the stigma round speaking about psychological well being points, to assist those that wrestle with psychological well being points, and to Increase their Voices to begin speaking about these points. MHS Increase Your Voice Membership joins along with Tyler’s Playground and the Nationwide Alliance for Psychological Sickness (NAMI) to current this occasion.
This 12 months’s Psychological Well being Stroll is to “Finish the Stigma for Tyler” and is devoted to the reminiscence of Tyler Holbach who misplaced his wrestle with psychological sickness when he took his personal life on December 29, 2017, on the age of 20.
The Psychological Well being Stroll will happen on Might 2 at Kitchenette Park in Merrill, with check-in registration starting at 12:30 p.m. and the stroll to begin at 1:00 p.m. Select both the two.5-mile route or the 1-mile route. Parking can be accessible on the park or the library.
Price is $20 for adults, $10 for teenagers, and paid members will obtain a t-shirt and reward bag.
When you can register for the Stroll as much as the time of begin, the Membership is asking individuals to pre-register upfront at: https://maps.ticketspice.com/raise-your-voice-walk-spring to make sure they order t-shirts within the appropriate sizes for members. In any other case, you might simply get a t-shirt that isn’t in your most popular dimension.
Along with strolling, the occasion will embody a silent public sale, music, and everybody age 18+ who registers for the occasion can be included in a drawing for a getaway to Wisconsin Dells valued at $400+. Masks and social distancing are requested on the occasion.
If you don’t want to stroll, however wish to donate, financial donations will even be accepted, both on-line utilizing the above url or on the occasion.
Within the occasion of dangerous climate, the occasion can be moved to the Merrill Space Recreation Complicated (MARC).
If in case you have any questions contact Mrs. Allie Libbey, MHS faculty counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or name 715.536.4594, ext. 18017.
The Increase Your Voice Membership is a student-run group at Merrill Excessive Faculty that seeks to finish the stigma round psychological well being, advocate for change, share assets, and assist others. It presently has round 70 members which have gone by coaching on psychological well being and are working to develop the Membership’s impression. They imagine opening up the dialog round psychological well being is essential and can profit themselves and others. The proceeds from this occasion can be given to Tyler’s Playground, a play space devoted to Tyler Holbach and NAMI. Each organizations assist the RYV membership mission and work to make change.
Members are requested to put on a masks and apply social distancing through the occasion.