Medford, Ore., — This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and the people at Compass House in Medford are doing a month of activities to promote it.
Today was the 3rd annual March 4 Hope at Pear Blossom Park in Medford.
Compass House and The National Alliance on Mental Illness OR NAMI, joined forces to promote mental health issues in the community.
“I myself lost my own teenage daughter to suicide, a nephew a year and a half ago, an uncle and a best friend, so I just want to bring awareness and get it out there.” said one visitor, Dianna Dorn.
Dozens of people came out to support, including Jackson County Sheriff, Corey Falls.
On the 28th there will be the second annual Helping Hands benefit in Medford.