Mental Illness Awareness Week 2022 FAQs
What is Mental Illness Awareness Week?
Mental Illness Awareness Week was established in the U.S. in 1990 by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to educate and increase awareness about mental illness. It takes place every year during the first full week of October.
Why is House of Athlete observing Mental Illness Awareness Week?
We will be observing Mental Illness Awareness Week companywide in 2022 from October 3rd - October 9th. During this time our team will be 100% off. It is an acknowledgement that mental illness affects so many and that by prioritizing the mental health of our team they can best serve and prioritize the health of our tribe of members. This is a time to honor our tribe and be a part of the change we want to see in mental health awareness and celebration.
What is Mental Fitness and what does it look like at HOA?
Mental Fitness is the cornerstone of the HOA brand and is why we exist. Our classes and services work to optimize the mind and body - in order to be preemptive, and when possible, preventative against adverse mental health outcomes.
How will HOA be supporting employees during Mental Illness Awareness Week?
HOA employees will be granted a week of paid time off to reset, rest and recover. HOA will provide resources and access for employees who seek mental health support.
Will HOA offices and facilities be open during Mental Illness Awareness Week?
HOA facilities and offices will power down from October 3rd - October 9th to observe and celebrate mental health awareness.
Will members have access to HOA facilities during Mental Fitness Awareness Week?
Members will not have access from October 3rd - October 9th. Facilities will reopen on October 10th.
What does this mean for my membership fees?
There will be no changes to membership fees. Our staff works tirelessly to service the health and wellbeing of our members. By prioritizing the mental health and well being of our team, they can then best serve you!
Will HOA be celebrating on any of its marketing channels?
Yes! We are planning to honor our tribe of employees and members in a variety of exciting ways leading up to the week of October 3rd and beyond.