Thank you for all of your support at our 2019 event on June 2nd! It was amazing to hear so many different stories and connections to mental health, and see so many people engaged with the topic. If you would like to view all of the amazing pictures that were taken at the event, please visit https://photos.google.com/u/1/share/AF1QipP5zZieZt3aMDLGZSuP9L5dQYwsXCoUnvQxnuc-9o89a8EIFyQpNmuZavdrfqoVjw?key=VjlYcjJFaDFwMHJCSXpuMnJTSWpERzFyRlN0dHBR
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on mental health education and reducing the stigma associated with mental illness.
We host an annual charity bike ride (and all new 1 mile fun walk!) to raise awareness for mental health and raise funds that promote mental health initiatives in our community. Join us on June 2nd, 2019 for the big event!
We offer 25 mile and 50 mile routes for cyclists, as well as a brand new 1 mile fun walk for all to enjoy!
My name is Sami, and I am a mental health advocate because of my own story – I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder at the age of three and I have been lucky enough to be able to overcome so much of it to date. OCD is characterized by obsessions, or heightened anxiety around certain stimuli, and compulsions, or rituals that momentarily appear to relieve this anxiety. You can read more about OCD and related disorders here. The fact is, however, that some are not able to get the help and means of support that they may need, and I advocate for them and to break the societal stigma associated with mental health. I founded this nonprofit in order to raise awareness about mental health in the community and beyond, and to decrease the stigma associated with mental illness. I hope you can join us to ride or volunteer, and I hope to see you at this year's event!
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