Heart of Harsha campaign raises awareness about mental health

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Harsha Behavioral Center kicked off a campaign to raise awareness about mental health.

The goal of the Heart of Harsha campaign is to uplift the community and encourage people to seek help if they need it, according a Harsha spokesperson.

In the midst of a global pandemic, Harsha representatives said mental health awareness and treatment has become increasingly important.

Nationally, suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 34. Additionally, Indiana ranks third in 3rd out of 36 states in the percentage of school-aged children and teens who have seriously considered attempting suicide.

As part of the Heart of Harsha campaign, community members will learn about the resources available for patients who are struggling with mental illness.

The Heart of Harsha to bring awareness to not only the mental health crisis of our times, but of the essential services Harsha Behavioral Center provides for the community, region and state of Indiana.

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