October 28, 2016 Some people love a good scare. It’s why haunted-house attractions pop up every year, along with creepy costumes and spooky scenery. But there is a concern among mental-health advocates about how some of those places and costumes depict people with a mental illness. https://kjzz.org/content/387936/what-frightens-mental-health-advocates-halloween-spread-stereotypes
October 30, 2016 MIKID, which stands for Mentally Ill Kids in Distress, gave candy to the trick-or-treaters while they passed through a graveyard and other frightening displays. https://kdminer.com/photos/2016/oct/30/38892/
November 1, 2016 TUCSON, AZ — MIKID – Mentally Ill Kids in Distress, Inc. (Dick Geasland, CEO) purchased a 6,400- square-foot building, located at 925 E. Bilby Road in Tucson, from OneAZ Credit Union for $375,000 ($58.60 PSF). https://realestatedaily-news.com/mikid-buys-tucson-learning-facility-office/
Phoenix, AZ — MIKID – Was featured on Sonoran Living. Highlighting our founders story, the resources we offer to the community and our 30th anniversary celebration. “
In May 2022, Pitch in for Baseball and Softball (PIFBS) generously donated $3,3863.50 in baseball and softball equipment to MIKID’s Bullhead City Location. This equipment included jerseys, bats, ball buckets, gloves, baseballs, softballs, and more. MIKID is pleased to provide this report on Pitch in for Baseball and Softball’s gift. MIKID is currently serving 143 youth through its Bullhead City …
Join us May 11, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for the Arizona’s 2019 Mental Health Awareness Campaign Community Celebration. Enjoy food, fun, family photos, entertainment, and an exhibition of the 2019 CMHA Youth Art Contest Entries. The event will take place at Orangewood Elementary School, 7337 N. 19th Ave., Phoenix AZ 85021.
The annual Sue Gilbertson Leadership Award Celebration is named for our founder and celebrates the impact an Arizonian has made in the lives of children, youth and families. The luncheon on March 8, 2019 includes a silent auction, raffle, entertainment, a brief program, and the awards presentation. See details and sponsorship opportunities on the flyers below. All proceeds benefit the …
Join MIKID at the Arizona Coyotes Mental Health Awareness Game on February 7th! You are invited to join us with these reduced-price tickets, and $5 of every ticket sold will come back to MIKID when you indicate MIKID at checkout! See details on the attached flyer! Click Here to Get Tickets Today!
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It is National Suicide Prevention Week – Join the Campaign September 7-13! Suicide is an international problem and a major public health concern. Suicide claims approximately 1 million lives worldwide each year, resulting in one suicide every 40 seconds. There is an estimated 10 to 20 suicide attempts per each completed suicide, resulting in several million suicide attempts each year. …
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