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Health Care
5:30 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Rose Park Event to Raise Awareness about Minority Mental Health

A "flash mob" rehearses for Rose Park picnic to raise awareness about minority mental health.

Mental illness is often difficult for people to talk about, but especially hard if you don’t speak the same language as your health provider. Community groups are coming together in Salt Lake City’s Rose Park neighborhood Tuesday to raise awareness about minority mental health. 

Mary Burchett is the Outreach Specialist for the National Alliance on Mental Illness or NAMI in Utah, an organization that provides free education, support and advocacy. She says minorities in Utah have particular challenges.

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