Danya Institute Inc.

Regional Events Calendar

Regional events
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Visit our project websites for additional trainings, webinars, and other events: Central East ATTC | Central East MHTTC | Central East PTTC.

REGION 3 EVENTS:

June 25, 2022: Lancaster, PA – Recovery Art Fair, RASE Project of PA. Free booth entry. Contact colin.s@raseproject.org.

July 17, 2022: Baltimore, MD – 4th Annual Crab Feast, Roberta’s House. Join Roberta’s House for good food and good company in support of a good cause. All you can eat buffet and large-medium crabs. DJ, dancing, raffles, door prizes, vendors and more!

August 12-14, 2022: Baltimore, MD – Camp Erin, Roberta’s House. Camp Erin® Baltimore is a grief camp for children ages 6-17 who have lost someone to death. The weekend camp is one of Roberta’s House signature programs. Camp Erin integrates grief support with an enriching, recreational camp experience. The Camp provides a safe and positive environment for youth to connect and share their experiences of loss while participating in fun and high-energy activities. The Camp is a vehicle for transformation for vulnerable youth. Through the Camp, a child who has been silently grieving can take steps to heal and recover.


NAMIWalks: National Alliance on Mental Health. These walks support organizations that host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness. #NotAloneNAMI Walks Your Way logo 2021

September 25, 2022: Philadelphia, PA – NAMIWalks Your Way Philly. This walk takes place at the Navy Yard. Check in starts at TBAThe last couple of years have been challenging for all of us, but if there has been a silver lining, it is that everyone is talking about mental health. Our employers, schools, politicians, neighbors, actors, athletes, family and friends are talking about their experiences with mental health conditions and the importance of seeking help. We are coming Together for Mental Health! In that vein, we are planning to have an in-person event this year. We want to come together with our NAMI Philly community and celebrate the progress we’ve made toward our mission of improving the lives of people affected by mental health conditions.

October 2, 2022: Monroeville, PA – NAMIWalks Your Way Keystone PA. This walk takes place at Monroeville Community Park West, Pavilion 1. Check in starts at 9:00am. On your feet, participants! Join us as we step into NAMIWalks Your Way 2022, which promises to be our most meaningful event ever. It’s a new day for mental health and we will embrace it together.

October 8, 2022: Tysons, VA – NAMIWalks Your Way Northern VA. This walk takes place at the Plaza at Tyson’s Corner Center. Check in starts at 8:00am. On your feet, participants! Join us as we step into NAMIWalks Your Way 2022, which promises to be our most meaningful event ever. It’s a new day for mental health and we will embrace it together.

October 8, 2022: Richmond, VA – NAMIWalks Your Way Virginia. This walk takes place at the Diamond. Check in starts at 9:00am. On your feet, participants! Join us as we step into NAMIWalks Your Way 2022, which promises to be our most meaningful event ever. It’s a new day for mental health and we will embrace it together.

October 16, 2022: Wayne, PA – NAMIWalks Your Way Main Line PA. This walk takes place at Wilson Farm Park. Check in starts at 9:30am. On your feet, participants! Join us as we step into NAMIWalks Your Way 2022, which promises to be our most meaningful event ever. It’s a new day for mental health and we will embrace it together.


OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY EVENTS

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. These events raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. #TogetherToFightSuicide

2022 Walks events will be added as soon as they become available.

DELAWARE:

September 24, 2022: Wilmington, DE – Wilmington DE Walk. This walk takes place at Glasgow Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 15, 2022: Dover, DE – Dover Walk. This walk takes place at Silver Lake Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

MARYLAND:

September 10, 2022: Woodbine, MD – Carroll County Maryland Walk. This walk takes place at Krimgold Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

September 17, 2022: Annapolis, MDAnnapolis Walk. This walk takes place at Navy Marine Corps Stadium. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

September 18, 2022: Germantown, MD – Montgomery County Maryland Walk. This walk takes place at Maryland SoccerPlex. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 1, 2022: Havre de Grace, MD – Havre de Grace Walk. This walk takes place at Millard E. Tydings Memoral Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 1, 2022: Hagerstown, MD – Hagerstown Walk. This walk takes place at Hagerstown City Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 1, 2022: Ocean City, MD – Ocean City Walk. This walk takes place at Caroline Street & Ocean City Board Walk. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 8, 2022: Easton, MD – Mid-Shore Walk. This walk takes place at Idlewild Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 15, 2022: Frederick, MD – Frederick Walk. This walk takes place at TBA. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 22, 2022: Columbia, MD – Howard County Walk. This walk takes place at TBA. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 23, 2022: St. Mary’s, MDSouthern Maryland Walk. This walk takes place at Historic St. Mary’s City Old State House. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 29, 2022: Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Walk. This walk takes place at TBA. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

PENNSYLVANIA:

June 4, 2022: Coatesville, PAPhiladelphia Ride to Fight Suicide. The ride will take roughly 45 minutes and end at Texas Roadhouse in Downingtown. After the ride is over, everyone is welcomed to stay for food and drinks as well as a motorcycle and custom car show! If you don’t ride, we encourage you to come on out for the show or check out the link above for how to donate!

July 14, 2022: Pittsburgh, PAIt’s OK to have the Blues, but tonight we’re having Red and White. Join at the Pittsburgh Winery for a night of wine and blues music from local blues artists.

September 15, 2022: Philadelphia, PASave a Life Gala 2022

VIRGINIA:

WEST VIRGINIA:

September 10, 2022: Princeton, WV – Southern West Virginia Walk. This walk takes place at Dick Copeland Town Square. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

September 24, 2022: Wheeling, WV – Northern Panhandle Walk. This walk takes place at Wheeling Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 1, 2022: Parkersburg, WV – Mid-Ohio Valley Walk. This walk takes place at Parkersburg City Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 8, 2022: Morgantown, WV – Morgantown Walk. This walk takes place at Krepps Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 9, 2022: Huntington, WV – Huntington WV Walk. This walk takes place at Ritter Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

October 22, 2022: Charleston, WV – Charleston WV Walk. This walk takes place at Haddad Riverfront Park. The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.


OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS

These events have already taken place in Spring 2021. Additional events and/or 2022 will be added as they become available.

DELAWARE:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

MARYLAND:

PENNSYLVANIA:

VIRGINIA:

WEST VIRGINIA


THE OVERNIGHT WALK

2022 Walks events will be added as soon as they become available.