ABOUT NAMI RIBBON CAMPAIGN
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and to help raise awareness, begin a discussion and end the stigma associated with mental health concerns, NAMI Rockland is sponsoring a county wide ribbon campaign! Look for our ribbons all month long!
Mental Health Awareness month kicks off as Rockland County Executive, Ed Day raises the
NAMI Mental Health Awareness Flag in front of the County Legislative Building and is followed by a press conference hosted by the Rockland County Legislature.
Local towns and villages; libraries, colleges and school districts all over Rockland County will display NAMI ribbons and mental health awareness signs in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month!
A number of other NAMI affiliates, across New York State will also be participating in this years ribbon campaign!
NAMI Rockland Helpline: (845) 359-8787 * EMAIL
May 2nd - Press Conference
On Tuesday, May 2nd at 11:30 AM
Rockland County Executive, Ed Day and the Rockland County Legislature,
May 2017 as Mental Health
The County Executive raised the
NAMI Mental Health Awareness Flag
in front of the Legislative building
to officially kick-off
Mental Health Awareness Month!
The flag raising was followed by
a press conference inside the
Legislative Chamber. We were joined by elected officials, local service providers and mental health advocates!
See photos from last year's event...
On Saturday, May 13th at 10:00 AM
NAMI Rockland, in Partnership with
NAMI-NYC Metro, participated in
Thousands of individuals, families, mental health advocates, agency and corporate sponsors walked from South Street, over the Brooklyn Bridge and back to
STOMP OUT STIGMA! Sign up to walk today!
See photos from last year here...
Make sure to check that you are walking for NAMI Rockland!
Look for our ribbons!
Look for our ribbons in front of
town halls, village halls, county buildings, parks, libraries, schools and colleges
all month long!
Spread the word -
"Mental Illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all."
- Former President, Bill Clinton