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2019 TCS New York City Marathon

November 3

Minding Your Mind has been Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Set for Sunday, Sunday, November 3 2019

One in five. One in five teenagers will suffer anxiety, depression, self-harm, substance abuse or suicidal ideation.

One.  It only takes one person to make a difference. This year YOU can be the one to help us make a difference by becoming one of our charity runners in the NYC Marathon! Click here to read the stories about previous MYM runners and learn what inspired them to partner with us.

Minding Your Mind’s primary objective is to provide mental health education to adolescents, teens, and young adults, as well as parents, teachers, and school administrators. Our goal is to break the silence, to reduce the stigma and destructive behaviors often associated with mental health issues and illnesses, and to move away from crisis-based response to prevention through education. Choosing Minding Your Mind as a charity partner in this year’s marathon means that you will help keep our in-school programs free of charge- allowing thousands of students to learn that they are not alone and help is available.

See how much our programs have grown and just how much of an impact we are having on hundreds of thousands of students.

All of our marathon charity runners have been selected. If you are interested in supporting our cause please consider us for next year’s NYC Marathon!

 

 

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