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NAMI KNOX LICKING COUNTY OHIO TO HOLD ART EXHIBIT WHAT IT FEELS LIKE LIVING WITH BIPOLAR!

From March 30 through May 30 NAMI KLCO will feature art as produced by artists living with Bipolar at their headquarters, 15 E. Vine Street Front, Mount Vernon, Ohio. On March 30, hours of the exhibit will be from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The exhibit will continue during regular hours from 10;00 a.m. until 4:00  p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays beginning April 3. Anyone interested in entering a piece of art, please contact NAMI KLCO at 740-397-3088 or E-mail namiklcohio@embarqmail.com.

MAY IS NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH - Save the Date - May 16, 2018 - see the award winning film Loving Vincent -- FREE - open to the public - no registration needed!

In conjunction with World Bipolar Day and as an event during May - Mental Health Awareness Month - NAMI KLCO will hold a free showing of "Loving Vincent," the world's first fully oil painted feature film brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history's most celebrated artists. Starring: Douglas Booth, Robert Gulaczyk, Saoirse Ronan, at the Mount Vernon/Knox County Library on May 16, 2018. Call 740-397-3088 for information

Bipolar is a brain disorder that causes shifts in mood from high to low -- mania to depression! The vision of World Bipolar Day (WBD) is to bring world awareness to bipolar disorders and to eliminate social stigma. WBD is an initiative of the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD) the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). It is celebrated each year on March 30, the birthday of Vincent van Gogh who was posthumously diagnosed as probably having bipolar disorder.