Anna Hendrickson via Crowdrise
June 05, 2014
EVENT DATE: May 19, 2014
Mileage Tracker: 10
NoStigmas is a global non-profit movement utilizing peer-2-peer connections to promote mental wellness and prevent suicide. Our unique individual approach provides education, support systems and access to mental health resources at no cost. Our mission is to ensure that no one faces mental illness alone.
Every day people struggle with mental health related experiences. An estimated 1 in 4 adults will suffer from a diagnosable mental illness in a given year and over 1 million die by suicide each year. The web of people affected by these issues is even greater.
But, studies show that peer support programs lead to stronger social support systems, increase the likelihood of treatment follow through, and can even reduce hospitalizations or re-admissions due to a mental health crises. Our Peer-2-Peer mentorship program is no exception, and provides mentees with a mentor who has lived through a mental health related experience. We even have an online help center with mental health resources available to the public.
This is a huge task, and we cannot do it without your help. We are working to bring mental health education resources within everyone’s reach and your support is crucial. Your donation will bring us one step closer to a world of mental health equality. Please help us in any way that you can to ensure that no one faces mental illness alone. For more information about what we do, please visit nostigmas.org. We are so thankful for your support and generosity—and remember, you are not alone.