Water’s Edge Bridging Foundation (WEBF), Water’s Edge Counseling & Healing Center’s (WECHC) non-profit organization, has launched the #bridge2mentalhealth campaign to raise awareness during Mental Illness Awareness Week (#MIAW2016) and beyond, so we can work towards our mission of bridging the gap between mental health and our community.
Supports a treatment philosophy using a whole person approach – Biological, Psychological, Social, Spiritual.
…Aims to remove barriers to obtaining treatment by providing outreach and educational seminars about depression, anxiety, trauma and eating disorders throughout the local community.
…Seeks to reduce the stigma that exists about Mental Health, a known barrier to receiving treatment.
…Commits to provide scholarships for individuals who have been referred to an intensive program but are facing financial, circumstantial, or structural barriers to treatment.
…Provides trained staff and funding for freedom & forgiveness focused prayer, inner healing, and other Christian integrated services.
YOUR WORK (it’s not really work)
A magnet with the hashtag #bridge2mentalhealth has been created, to be distributed and displayed. Along with the magnet, is a call-to-action card giving steps for awareness, and basic information on Water’s Edge Bridging Foundation. Pick up your magnets at our office in Burnsville, Minnesota: 14551 Judicial Road, Suite 100.
During Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 2-8) NAMI in shining a light on mental illness and replacing stigma with hope by taking the #StigmaFree pledge. We’ll be joining in on the discussion too!
Taking pictures of where you display the magnet, post to social media & tag #bridge2mentalhealth
Spread hope by writing stories, post quotes, or pictures and use #bridge2mentalhealth
Sharing with others the program areas/mission of WEBF. More information can be found at our website.
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