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CMH to hold awareness walk for mental health


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WAKEFIELD — Gogebic County Community Mental Health will aim to end the stigma associated with mental health issues as it hosts the ninth annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes rally on Sept. 15 at the Wakefield VFW Post 9084.

“They main goal is to raise awareness (for mental health)” said Angel Robles, GCCMH quality improvement coordinator and community liason.

Robles said they want to educate the public and legislators as to why mental health matters, end stigma related to mental illness and intellectual/developmental disabilities, and educate people as to w...