Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM CDT
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Deland Park 
715 Broughton Drive
Sheboygan, WI 53081

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Mental Health America in Sheboygan County (MHA) 


Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM CDT
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Deep Gratitude to our Event Sponsor:

***Please note: Silver & Gold Level Sponsors can be found on our website. ***


Things to Note:

No dogs allowed is a rule of Deland Park. 

This event occurs rain or shine. 

No refunds will be provided.

Proceeds support the mission of MHA to promote mental wellness through education, empowerment, and support! 

Thank you for being a Mental Health Champion!


13th Annual Walk for

Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Please join us and hundreds of mental health champions on Saturday, September 8th, for MHA's 13th annual There is Hope ~ Suicide Awareness & Prevention event.

Together, we can make a difference in suicide prevention. Walk 2, 3, or 4 miles along beautiful Lake Michigan to support suicide prevention and mental health. Join together with other families who have lost loved ones to suicide or join in as a mental health champion to show your support.  Enjoy a brat fry, silent auction, raffles, LIVE music, craft/art activities & more! Proceeds benefit MHA's programs that work to promote good mental health & MHA's suicide prevention efforts. 

Opening Ceremony Speaker:  Mary VanHaute

A suicide prevention trainer and author, Mary combines her education and lived experience into her passion to reduce death by suicide in our communities.   She welcomes the chance to meet other survivors of suicide loss in order to grow through our shared experiences and give a voice to the stories of those we lost.  She and her husband live in Clearwater, FL, but have roots in Wisconsin and San Antonio, TX, where her daughters, sons-in-law, and five beautiful grand babies reside. 


Register Now! *Please note, on-line registraion is only available with early bird pricing by registering by August 17th.          *Walk-in registrations the day of the event are welcome* T-shirts are not guranteed for walk-in registrations*

Registration Fees:

Early Bird - On or Before August 17 

Adults $20

Students 18 & Under $10

Family Fee (2 adults and up to 4 minor children)  $60

Fee After August 17 & After Online Registration Closes

Adults $25

Students 18 & Under $15

Family Fee (2 adults and up to 4 minor children)  $75

Please visit our website for the There is Hope event landing page to learn more details! 



Your support will help MHA continue its work of providing:

Confidential Mental Health Consultations,

Community Resource Referrals, 

Mental Health Education Programs,

Emergency Medication Assistance,

Open Door, Peer Support Recovery Drop in Center,

Support Groups, &

Mental Health Resource Materials.


Did you know... 

- Suicide is the second leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year olds in Wisconsin.

- On average, someone in the United States dies by suicide every 12.3 minutes.

- Of those who have died by suicide, approximately 60% experienced depression. 

Suicide warning signs can include: 

Feelings of prolonged sadness,

drug or alcohol abuse,

giving away important possessions,

feelings of hopelessness,

withdrawal from family or friends,

self-injury, rage or anger.


Suicide is preventable, and together we can make a difference!


Sheboygan County Mental Health Crisis:  920-459-3151

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255

Statewide Emotional Support Textline:  

Text HOPELINE to 741741


Mental Health America in Sheboygan County:  920-458-3951