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We’re still virtual, and we’re still together. Join us Saturday, May 22!

Grand Marshal

We are honored to have Mark Ruffalo, three-time Oscar nominee, and the 2020 Emmy winner and 2021 Golden Globe winner for HBO’s acclaimed series “I Know This Much is True,” as grand marshal for NAMIWalks NYC.

Listen to a message of community support from Mark as we kick-off Mental Health Awareness Month

HBO’s “In Treatment” – Marquee Panel Event

You won’t want to miss our marquee panel event led by Emmy Award winner Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”), star of HBO’s highly anticipated returning drama series “In Treatment.”

Uzo will lead a discussion on mental health and the media, moderated by our executive director Matt Kudish, streaming on the HBO Max YouTube channel beginning Friday, May 21.

Joining Uzo for the panel are co-showrunners, executive producers and writers Jennifer Schuur and Joshua Allen, and series co-star Quintessa Swindell.

Watch a preview of “In Treatment” premiering Sunday, May 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and HBO Max.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Our month-long online events & activities to support Mental Health Awareness include:

Unity Week – Our Lead-Up to NAMIWalks NYC

  • Breathwork and Meditation with Kathleen Booker – Founder of “The Jedi of Calm” – week of May 17
  • Family & COVID – No One Said It Would Be Easy – Many of our relationships have been tested over the last year, and family relationships are no exception – May 17
  • Ending the Silence for Families – Do you have a teen or tween in your life? Learn warning signs, facts and statistics, how to talk with your child, and how to work with school staff – May 18
  • HBO’s “Covid Diaries NYC” documentary – Meet the Filmmakers – Virtual screening event and panel – May 18
  • The Future of Workplace Mental Health – Employers are exploring what the new normal will look like and how to best support their staff – May 19
  • Sound Mind Mental Health Music Festival – Live drive-in festival plus livestream – May 20
  • HBO’s “In Treatment” virtual panel event – Led by Uzo Aduba – May 21
  • NAMI Family & Friends – Got 90 minutes? Pick up some tools you can use today to help someone you love. (Use zip code 10018 to find the dates for NAMI-NYC) – May 21
  • NAMIWalks Your Way NYC – Virtual event with appearances by Mark Ruffalo, Asics Elite Athlete Johnny Gregorek and SoulCycle’s Stacey Griffith – May 22
  • Yoga Groove Dance Party – With Miraval Resorts & Spa – May 22
  • Decriminalizing Mental Illness in NYC: A Mayoral Candidates Forum – May 26

Want to be a sponsor? Have questions about NAMIWalks NYC? Email us.

The need to fund our vital programs and services remains as urgent as ever.

Because #MentalHealthMatters.

NAMIWalks: Mental Health for All

NAMIWalks Your Way is a national movement that YOU can be a part of. Join us May 22, 2021!