In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of NAMI's efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Since 1990, mental health advocates across the country have joined together during the first full week of October in sponosoring many kinds of activities.
Mental Illness Awareness Week runs through October 13. Mental illness awareness in very important. it affects everyone. I am personally connected to mental illness. It's also important to understand mental illness.
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