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The event has raised millions of dollars for the research and treatment of mental illnesses. For some participants, it's become a family affair.
Lora Lavigne, WRAL anchor/reporter
Since the pandemic, as many as 1 in 3 adults are impacted by mental illnesses. WRAL's Lora Lavigne explains how the event, which WRAL is a community partner, is an effort to fund research and stop the stigma
A rising mental health crisis among youth is now the focus of a new research program called CHAAMP , or "Child and Adolescent Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program".
Rick Armstrong, WRAL Enterprise multimedia journalist
For decades this event has helped raise millions of dollars towards a better understanding of and treatments of mental illnesses like depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, postpartum depression, schizophrenia and anorexia.
For decades this event has helped raise millions of dollars towards better understanding of and treatments of mental illnesses like depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, postpartum depression, schizophrenia and anorexia.
Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter
This annual event, which helps raise money for local mental health research at the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Psychiatry, is happening on Sunday, Oct. 11, starting at 10:30 a.m. at The Angus Barn. Due to coronavirus concerns, this year's event will be a drive-thru where participants get the opportunity to get their T-shirt, armband, an Angus Barn lunch, win prizes, listen to music and more.
The Walk for Hope is designed to raise awareness about mental illness.
Van Eure, a Walk for Hope organizer, said the event was created by Angus Barn employees to honor her father after his death.
Thousands of people gathered in Raleigh on a cloudy Sunday morning to raise awareness of mental illnesses.
Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist
Each year, thousands of participants come together at the Angus Barn in Raleigh to show solidarity for family, friends, and community members living with a mental illness.
A step for hope. Hope to keep moving forward. That's the goal behind the Walk for Hope as mental illness isn't just bipolar disorder or PTSD -- there are many forms.