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HUGS for Mental Health Day

  • Halifax Shopping Centre 7001 Mumford Road Halifax, NS, B3L 4N9 Canada (map)

To kick off Mental Illness Awareness Week, join the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia and our wonderful team of volunteers to help spread awareness about mental illness, and show support!

On this 4th annual HUGS for Mental Health Day, we will have groups of 5 stationed throughout the Halifax Shopping Centre, representing the 1 in 5 Nova Scotians who will experience a mental health concern this year. We'll be collecting donations and holding signage with educational statistics. Our President & CEO, Starr Dobson, will also be offering real hugs!

On this day (and year-round!) you can also send a HUG for Mental Health simply by texting the word HUGS to the number 45678 to donate $5 to the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia. Learn more here

We hope to see you on October 1st! A little HUG goes a long way!