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Sounding like a broken record at this point, the past 12 months have brought us to tears and then some. Our community is feeling isolated in ways like no other, yet our mental health continues to be stigmatized. So, to combat that fight, Mr. Carmack & Family have teamed up to host You Are Not Alone: A Virtual Mental Health Benefit. All financial proceeds of the event will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to help the fight for life.

Mr. Carmack & Family are striving for a community with no stigmas towards mental health and a safe space for survivors.

On Saturday, February 27, Mr. Carmack will be hosting an online event with musical sets, spoken performances, words from mental health professionals, and more. The Virtual Mental Health Benefit event goes live on Mr. Carmack’s Twitch from 12:00 pm – 12:00 am PST. The You Are Not Alone event is meant to be a safe space where participants can spend time having healthy conversations about mental health, suicide, and honor loved ones lost. Mr. Carmack & Family will collect donations for the AFSP throughout the week of the benefit stream.

You are not alone.

If you are in a crisis, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text TALK to 741741 for the Crisis Text Line. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention‘s mission is to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. They engage in funding scientific research, educating the public about suicide prevention and mental health, support survivors, and more. This is where the donations from Mr. Carmack’s You Are Not Alone benefit will go. If you’d like to learn more about the AFSP or donate, visit their website here.

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February is Black History Month. A time to celebrate the triumphs and also educate yourself of African Americans’ struggles in the United States. If you’re looking to support organizations that work to promote black health, education, rights, and community development you can do that here at this time.

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