NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- May is Mental Health Awareness Month. You are invited to a press party on Tue, May 16 from 6 – 9 PM in NYC, at One Art Space, 23 Warren Street in Tribeca, NY, for the first ever interactive art installation featuring the voices and images of people affected by schizophrenia.
Hearing Voices of Support is an initiative by the Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA), to promote acceptance, support, hope, treatment and recovery for the millions of people affected by schizophrenia and related brain disorders. Watch the trailer.
The event will also be free and open to the public on Tue, May 16 (3-5 PM), Wed, May 17 (3-7 PM), Thu & Fri, May 18 & 19 (3-9 PM) and Sat, May 20 (12-5 PM).
Participating celebrities available for interviews:
Calen Pick - Artist, nephew of Glenn Close, has schizoaffective disorder, a combination of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Ron Powers - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy Award-winning writer and critic, and coauthor of #1 best-seller Flags of Our Fathers, and No One Cares About Crazy People. (May 18 – 20)
DJ Jaffe - Author of Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill and Executive Director of Mental Illness Policy Org., a non-partisan think-tank on serious mental illness.
Also available for interviews:
Director and Producer - Ian Fowler and Creative Directors Brit Till and Sharon Howard-Butler from the creative engagement agency, The Bloc New York, will be available to discuss the development of the concept and its execution.
Linda Stalters – APRN, psychotherapist (ret) and CEO of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America
Dan- Standup comic, with schizophrenia
Rob- Nephrologist and advocate for schizophrenia recovery, Dan's dad
Jessica- Singer/songwriter with schizoaffective disorder
Emmett- Honors student, playwright and public speaker with schizoaffective disorder
Susan- Communications director and advocate for schizophrenia, Lance's mom
Lance- Clerk for online marketing company, diagnosed with schizophrenia
Doris- NAMI Educator helped develop a crisis intervention training program for the Texas police
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @sardaa_org
Media RSVP: Maria Sliwa, CapitalHQ, [email protected], 202-750-1684
#mentalhealth #recovery #HVoS #endstigma #headstogether #youarenotalone
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SOURCE Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America
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