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U of T community build giant human ribbon

September 29, 2011

TORONTO, ON – In recognition of National Mental Illness Week, U of T students, staff and faculty are taking part in creating a human green ribbon to raise awareness of mental illness. The event, UniTe Against Stigma: help build the human ribbon, will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 12p.m. at King’s College Circle (St. George Campus).

By joining forces to build the ribbon, members of the U of T community are demonstrating support for eliminating the stigma associated with mental illness, and for building mentally healthy communities. The event coincides with National Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 2 to 8), a national initiative that places the spotlight on mental illness, mental health and the impact of stigma.

Media are welcome to attend the event. Photo opportunities are available.


WHAT: UniTe Against Stigma: Help build the human ribbon

WHERE: University of Toronto, Kings College Circle (St. George Campus)

WHEN: 12 p.m., Tuesday, October 4, 2011


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University of Toronto media relations