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Climb Out of the Darkness -Virtual- Washington State
July 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
JOIN PERINATAL SUPPORT WASHINGTON as we host a Virtual Climb Out of the Darkness® the world’s largest event raising awareness and shining a light on the most common pregnancy and childbirth complication: perinatal mood and anxiety disorders like postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety and OCD, postpartum post-traumatic stress, postpartum psychosis, perinatal bipolar mood disorders, and pregnancy depression and anxiety. The Climb is a community walk and international fundraiser for survivors, providers, and the community to come together.
Location and Dates:
- A walk or hike near you during the week of July 20-27th
- On Zoom Saturday, July 25, 2020 10am-11am
HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
JOIN: Sign up to join our team. The event is FREE! To register for the walk or donate, visit: https://climbout2020.causevox.com/team/seattle
CLIMB: During the week of Monday July 20th-27th get out and climb, walk, hike, run, or bike. Pick a place you can physically distance and get your CLIMB on! Take a selfie of you and/or your family on your climb and post on social media using #WAClimb2020 and post on our facebook event page. Let us know why you climb by printing out this template and including it in your selfie.
ZOOM: On Saturday, July 25th at 10am, meet on Zoom to join with us and other CLIMBERS from across Washington State on Saturday, July 25th at 10am to hear from parents who have recovered and about perinatal mental health across the state. We will meet mingle and be in community. Click here for the Zoom link.
DONATE: Help raise awareness and help families across the state who are struggling with perinatal mental health by donating to Perinatal Support WA. Donating is not a requirement to participate in the CLIMB!
Every year Perinatal Support Washington holds this event at local parks as a chance for us to gather and create community for those who are or who have struggled with perinatal mental health. This year with physical distancing and stay at home orders we feel the need for community all the more!
The event features mothers, fathers, and others across the globe joining together to climb mountains and hike trails to represent their symbolic rise out of the darkness of perinatal mental health crises and into the light of hope and recovery.