Mental Health Awareness Walk & Fair
This May, in celebration of Mental Health Month, Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) is highlighting the journey young adults take toward achieving a healthier self. To kick the month off, we are teaming up with Rachel Prior, a student at Goodwin College, to present our first ever Mental Health Awareness Walk & Fair!

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For the Mental Health Awareness Walk & Fair, Rachel and her committee are bringing together young adults, their families, and friends from across the state to take steps together to improve whole health in a variety of fun and creative ways!

We’re lining up some fun ways to entertain event goers that include:

  • Tunes by DJ Tony Ramos – to pump up our energy for the walk and all morning!
  • Free, live performance by Sea Tea Improv
  • Readings by MHC’s Write On! program participants
  • MHC’s Therapy dog – Jackie Joy
  • Food for purchase from Bill’s Mobile Brick Oven
  • Prize drawing – Bring cash for a chance to win!
  • Wellness activities and information provided by local vendors

Mental Health Connecticut’s
Mental Health Awareness Walk & Fair
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon

The Berlin Fairgrounds (Enter @ Gate 5)
430 Beckley Road, East Berlin, CT

Rain or shine, this event should not be missed!

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sponsorship and exhibit opportunities
MHC is looking for companies, organizations, schools, and agencies to support and participate in this event by becoming a sponsor and/or exhibiting in the fair. This event is a unique opportunity to target young adults in Connecticut and showcase your business to a growing demographic. Food trucks are also welcome. Special thanks to Bill’s Mobile Brick Oven for confirming their attendance and donating 10% of their day’s profits to MHC!

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Current sponsors, exhibitors, and performers

Supporting Sponsors


David Theobald

Sponsors
Douglas Mechanical Services
Fleet Feet Sports – West Hartford
OKAY Industries, Inc.
Suburban Stationers

Performers/Speakers
DJ Tony Ramos
MHC’s Write On! program participants
Rep. Catherine Abercrombie (D)

Exhibitors
Beacon Health Options
Community Health Network of CT
Community Mental Health Affiliates
Connecticut Legal Rights Project (CLRP)
Jiffy Journal
Jordan Porco Foundation
NAMI – CT
The Triplet Connection
The Village for Families and Children

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