Citizens Memorial Hospital is hosting a Mental Health Awareness Walk, Thursday, Sept. 29, starting at 5 p.m. in the north parking lot of CMH, at 1500 N. Oakland, Bolivar.
In addition to the walk, the event will include food trucks, mental health resource tables, demonstrations and a special tree lighting ceremony on the CMH Walking Trail adjacent to the north parking lot.
Participants and mental health awareness supporters are encouraged to purchase a commemorative T-shirt to raise awareness and support for the walk and National Suicide Awareness Month in September.
Community members can purchase T-shirts by going to cmhbolivar.info/3Q6iiwG and T-shirts will also be available for purchase at the event.
Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit mental health support services at CMH.
Also available are car window decals and colored ribbons for the tree ceremony bringing awareness to suicide, mental health and substance use disorders.
Although the event starts at 5 p.m., participants can walk any time on the designated walking trail between 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Demonstrations by local artist Cheryl Coen will be held 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. followed by music therapist Stephanie Bouldin from 6:15 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.
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