FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Sept. 26, 2023)
Contact: John Langham, Bloom Communications
NAMI Central Texas Announces Integral Care as Presenting Sponsor of NAMIWalks Central Texas 2023
NAMIWalks Central Texas takes place Saturday, Sept. 30, in downtown Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas [Sept. 26, 2023] – NAMI Central Texas, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), announced today that Integral Care will serve as the Presenting Sponsor of NAMIWalks Central Texas on Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
NAMIWalks Central Texas is an in-person experience, united with NAMIWalks events nationwide. Participants at this year’s NAMIWalks will experience an inspiring mental health program, a 5k walk through beautiful downtown Austin, and the NAMIWalks Festival – featuring live music and performances, games for kids, and mental health resources.
“We are excited to have Integral Care as our presenting sponsor for NAMIWalks Central Texas 2023,” said Javier Valdez, Executive Director of NAMI Central Texas. “Their dedication to mental health and commitment to the Central Texas community make them an ideal partner for this event. With their support, we can reach even more people and continue to positively impact the lives of those affected by mental illness.”
Since 1967, Integral Care has supported the health and well-being of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Its services include a 24-hour helpline for anyone who needs immediate support, ongoing counseling to improve mental health, drug, and alcohol treatment to help with recovery, and housing to regain health and independence. Integral Care provides individuals with high-quality mental health care, collaborates with community partners to strengthen programs and systems, and works to raise awareness of mental health issues in our community.
“At Integral Care, we believe that everyone deserves access to high-quality mental health services and support,” said David Evans, Integral Care CEO. “By teaming up with NAMI Central Texas for NAMIWalks, we are taking a significant step toward raising awareness and advocating for mental health issues in our community. Together, we can break down barriers, reduce stigma, and provide hope for those living with mental illness.”
About NAMI Central Texas
NAMI Central Texas is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the country’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Through its mental health education, support, and advocacy programs, NAMI Central Texas impacts the lives of individuals and families in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop, Burnet, and Caldwell counties. For more information, visit https://www.NAMICentralTX.org/.