Regional Events Calendar
REGION 3 EVENTS:
September 22, 2017: Frederick, MD – Recovery’s Got Talent, Frederick County Health Department and Community Organized Recovery Events. This event will take place at Carroll Creek Outdoor Amphitheater. See flyer or visit the Facebook event for details. Click here to enter an application to perform. For further information call (301) 600-6296 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 2-3, 2017: Washington, D.C. – National Council Hill Day 2017. This free, two-day event brings together hundreds of behavioral health providers, administrators, board members, consumers and community stakeholders in D.C. for a day of sessions and workshops on federal behavioral health policy. After these sessions, Hill Day attendees take to Capitol Hill to advocate for better resources for mental health and addictions treatment in their communities.
October 4, 2017: Baltimore, MD – Facing Addiction Celebrates Recovery in Baltimore. Facing Addiction. This luncheon features Tara Conner, former Miss USA, as she recounts her ten years in recovery from age 19. Nancy Rosen-Cohen of NCADD-MD will also be honored with the Facing Addiction Community Service Award.
October 7, 2017: Bladensburg, MD – Run Walk Roll Against Bullying. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. This is a family-friendly event to show the nation’s commitment to keeping students safe while in school, in the community, and on-line. The 3rd annual walk is being held in partnership with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission’s Department of Parks and Recreation Northern Area and Bladensburg Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative.
National Alliance on Mental Health. These walks support organizations that host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness.
Oct 1, 2017: Pittsburgh, PA – NAMIWalks Southwestern Pennsylvania. This walk takes place at the Waterfront.
Oct 21, 2017: Glen Allen, VA – NAMIWalks Virginia. This walk takes place at Innsbrook, 4951 Lake Brook Dr. NAMIWalks Virginia is about investing in the future. NAMIWalks itself is a special day of support, connection, celebration and most importantly hope!
OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALKS
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. These events raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.
October 22, 2017: Wilmington, DE – Wilmington Walk
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:
October 28, 2017: Washington, DC – Washington DC Walk
September 23, 2017: Hagerstown, MD – Hagerstown Walk
September 23, 2017: Brandywine, MD – Brandywine Walk
September 23, 2017: Ocean City, MD – Ocean City Walk
September 30, 2017: Havre de Grace, MD – Havre de Grace Walk
September 30, 2017: Mid-Shore, MD – Mid-Shore Maryland Walk
October 8, 2017: Columbia, MD – Howard County Walk
October 14, 2017: Frederick, MD – Frederick Walk
October 21, 2017: Mechanicsville, MD – Southern Maryland Walk
October 21, 2017: Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Walk
October 22, 2017: Silver Spring, MD – Montgomery County MD Walk
September 24, 2017: Lock Haven PA – Clinton County Walk
September 30, 2017: Sunbury, PA – Snyder/Union/Northumberland County Walk
September 30, 2017: Erie, PA – Erie Walk
October 1, 2017: Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Walk
October 1, 2017: Huntingdon, PA – Huntingdon Walk
October 1, 2017: Lewistown, PA – Juniata Valley Walk
October 8, 2017: Allentown PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Walk
October 21, 2017: Williamsport, PA – Greater Lycoming Walk
September 23, 2017: Leesburg, VA – Loudoun County Walk
September 30, 2017: Suffolk, VA – Suffolk Walk
September 30, 2017: Dublin, VA – Radford Walk
September 30, 2017: Fredericksburg, VA – Greater Fredericksburg Walk
October 7, 2017: Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Walk
October 7, 2017: Salem, VA – Salem/Roanoke Walk
October 14, 2017: Richmond, VA – Richmond VA Walk
October 14, 2017: Norfolk, VA – Norfolk Walk
October 14, 2017: Stephens City, VA – Stephens City Walk
October 15, 2017: Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Walk
October 21, 2017: Staunton, VA – Greater Augusta Walk
November 4 2017: Danville, VA – Danville-Pittsylvania County Walk
September 23, 2017: Parkersburg, WV – Mid Ohio Valley Walk
September 24, 2017: Moundsville, WV – Moundsville/Upper Ohio Valley Walk
October 7, 2017: Charlestown, WV – Charleston WV Walk
October 14, 2017: Shepherdstown, WV – Shepherdstown WV Walk
OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS
These events occur in the spring. 2018 dates will be posted as soon as they are announced.
THE OVERNIGHT WALK
This event occurs in the spring. The 2018 date will be posted as soon as it is announced.