Monday, August 27, 2018 is a historic day as the Minnesota State Fair hosts its first-ever Mental Health Awareness Day. We encourage you to join the Minnesota State Advisory Council on Mental Health and Subcommittee on Children’s Mental Health and the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota) for this special day.
Visitors are invited to explore mental health and wellness resources through inspiring stage performances, music, demonstrations, yoga, information, and much more. More than 30 awareness-raising activities, many of them geared for children and teens, will be offered.
Date: August 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Dan Patch Park (located next to the Grandstand)
Cost: Free with Fair admission
MCD was a proud member of the coalition that recently celebrated the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This year’s theme was “ADA & Mental Health: Removing the Stigma.” Stop by the MCD booth throughout the week and meet our access advocates!