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Wall of Gratitude Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

On Monday, May 3, 2021,11 AM-1 PM, the Wall of Gratitude will be displayed at Lindale Mall (near Collins Rd. entrance). Join the celebration of mental health awareness by sharing hopeful messages on the Wall, learning about community resources, and supporting each other. The Wall at Lindale Mall will be on display during the month of May and available for sharing thoughts of positivity and gratitude. Please join by visiting the Wall of Gratitude, taking selfies, and sharing on social media using the following hashtags of #NAMIWallofGratitude, #mentalhealth, and #NAMI

As a community wide celebration, Walls of Gratitude will be launched at other locations in Cedar Rapids. All are invited to visit the walls and post messages of gratitude. Other Walls that will be on display and open for comments include Coe College and Mount Mercy University (during final week of April 22-April 29), Kirkwood Community College with Active Minds Club on April 22, Abbe Center for Community Mental Health (during May), and UnityPoint Health (during May) for community comments.

“2020 has been a year for taking care of each other, counting our blessings, and supporting one another. During May for Mental Health month, engage in conversations about the importance of mental health awareness. Do something outside of your routine and take a moment to write on the Wall of Gratitude at Lindale Mall," said Dr. Mona McCalley-Whitters, Executive Director, NAMI Linn County.


About National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), Linn County
NAMI-Linn County, is the local chapter of the largest grass mental health organization, National Alliance on Mental Illness.  NAMI-Linn County is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through an array of free services, educational classes, support groups, programming, advocacy, and community forums that feature local experts presenting on a variety of mental health issues. For more information, please call 319 221-1184 or visit Like us on Facebook and follow on Instagram @nami_linn_county


About Lindale Mall
Lindale Mall is Cedar Rapids’ premier shopping destination. The town center is home to more than 80 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options, as well as numerous events and activities throughout the year. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. Lindale Mall is open seven days a week. For more information, please call (319) 393-9393 or visit Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @LindaleMall and Instagram @LindaleMall.