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District mental health expert to participate in community discussion

(10/23/2020) Dr. Nita Kumar, Anoka-Hennepin’s assistant director of student services for mental health, will participate in a community discussion Oct. 29.Make It Ok Campaign

As part of the 11th annual Walk for Mental Wellness, the Mental Wellness Campaign of Anoka County and the North Metro Roundtable of Allina Health are teaming up for the launch of “Make It OK,” a campaign to reduce stigma by increasing understanding and creating caring conversations about mental illness.

This event will be held virtually at 6 p.m. on Oct. 29. Learn more and register for the event by visiting the Anoka County Library website.

Join the discussion to learn how you can stop the stigma and create positive change by learning tips for talking to someone with a mental illness.