NAMI walk for mental health coming to Balloon Fiesta Park

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — This Saturday at Balloon Fiesta Park, you can participate in a walk and discussions to support mental health.

The NAMIWalks Your Way New Mexico 2022 walk for mental health begins Saturday, June 11, with tethered balloon rides for donations at 7:30 a.m., registration and check-in at 9:30, the opening ceremony at 10:30 and the walk beginning at 10:45.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness New Mexico is raising money ahead of this Saturday’s walk and is nearing its fundraising goal. To register and donate, visit the NAMI website.

Gabrielle Dietrich, the executive director of NAMI New Mexico – and Betty Whiton, of NAMI New Mexico – joined Joy Wang. Click the video above to view the interview.