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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week, established in 1990 by the U.S. Congress. It takes place every year during the first full week of October. During this week, mental health advocates and organizations across the U.S. join together to sponsor a variety of events to promote community outreach and public education concerning mental illnesses such as major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.

Photo Abraham Menashe