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Event Name

Mental Illness Awareness Week
Awareness Campaign
For: General public, Professionals
Provided by: Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH)

Date and Time

Mon Oct 4 to Sun Oct 10, 2010 (This event is over)



Event Description

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. The week was established in 1992 by the Canadian Psychiatric Association, and is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) in cooperation with all its member organizations and many other supporters across Canada.
Campaign elements include: a grassroots public education initiative; a nationally-distributed poster and bookmark series; the Annual Champions of Mental Health Awards luncheon in Ottawa and an education initiative with federal Members of Parliament, both in their home ridings and on Parliament Hill.

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Mental Health in General
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