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Mental Illness Awareness Week October 7-13, 2018
Mental Illness Awareness Week October 7-13, 2018
Marianne Fidishin
Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is a national observance that was designated by the United States Congress and U.S. President in response to the increasing incidence of mental illness. It takes place during the first week in October. This week coincides with October 10th – World Mental Health Day. In addition to the U.S., Mental Illness Awareness Week is celebrated in Canada and Israel.