FACE Mental Illness

Get Involved

 MIAW 2012 is September 30 - October 6.

Wondering how to get involved in Mental Illness Awareness Week? Want to share your personal story of mental illness? Interested in planning a mental illness awareness event in your own community?

The success of Mental Illness Awareness Week depends on your involvement. Share your experiences and organize local events to help raise awareness.

Don’t forget to let us know what you’re doing, so we can share it with our social networks!


1) Connect with us

Connect with MIAW, read about other people’s experiences with mental illness and share your own story by joining our social networks.

Visit our Facebook Fan Page
Follow us on Twitter
Read our Blog
Watch us on YouTube
See us on Flickr


2) Plan an event

Organize an event in your community to raise awareness and end stigma. Need suggestions and tips?

Let us know about your event so we can promote it online! Add your event here  on the MIAW web site, or create a Facebook event and invite us to attend. That way we can share it with the whole community.


3) Contribute to the MIAW Campaign

There are lots of ways you can help contribute to the success of MIAW!

Donate: Mental Illness Awareness Weeks runs exclusively on funding from our sponsors, partners and contributors. Make your contribution online.

Attend the Champions of Mental Health Awards: The money raised through ticket and table purchases at the Champions of Mental Health Awards helps make MIAW possible. Find out more by visiting the Champions Awards tab

Become a sponsor: Our campaign reaches over 24 million each year. MIAW sponsors can choose from a variety of exciting, customized sponsorship packages. Find out more about sponsorship.