NAMI-UW is deeply heartbroken in sharing the news of the loss of a fellow badger yesterday morning outside of Smith Residence Hall. There is no statement that can accurately describe the extent to which this loss will be felt among the Madison community and beyond.
Our thoughts are with all those impacted during this time. Please know that every one of your thoughts and emotions are valid. Support is a beautiful thing, and we encourage all to reach out to others in whatever ways feel most comfortable to you.
To our community,
Your mental health is important. You are important. You are valued, loved, and appreciated by so many people on this earth; there is nothing more valuable than your presence.
Please know that if you have or are currently experiencing struggles with your mental health, you are not alone in your experiences. There are many ready and willing to listen and support you in whatever way fits your current needs.
There are free resources available within the Madison area, and we encourage all to utilize what feels right at this time. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org, or our direct messages for any additional questions or considerations.
As always, thank you for being here, and know that we are here for you.
-National Alliance on Mental Illness UW-Madison
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