As a clinical research site that focuses on psychiatric and neurological research studies, it’s imperative that we support local non-profits and advocacy groups who, like us, are working hard to improve the lives of those with a mental health disorder.
MIAMI (PRWEB) May 08, 2018
In an effort to support local mental health advocacy groups, Segal Trials, a network of clinical research sites, ran a Facebook fundraising campaign for the Miami-Dade and Broward County affiliates of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. “As a clinical research site that focuses on psychiatric and neurological research studies, it’s imperative that we support local non-profits and advocacy groups who, like us, are working hard to improve the lives of those with a mental health disorder,” Bonnie Segal, Co-founder and Vice President of Segal Trials.
Segal Trials pledged to help raise funds for NAMI Miami-Dade County & NAMI Broward County through a Facebook “like” campaign. Through this campaign, Segal Trials donated a dollar for each Facebook page “like” they received, which resulted in a total of $1,620 donated to the two local NAMI affiliates.
This campaign was able to help build recognition and awareness for clinical research studies as a care option, and the local NAMI affiliates, all while reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Segal Trials hopes other organizations in the South Florida communities will see this as an example of how they can build followers on social media and easily fundraise for their local NAMI affiliates, or other advocacy groups, while simultaneously building awareness for their own organizations. Every company has a social responsibility to get involved and give back to their communities. Fundraising campaigns like this are a great way fulfill their social responsibility and have a positive impact on the local communities where they are located.
Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Segal Trials challenges you to give back to a local organization who advocates for effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment, support, research and/or recovery that improves the quality of life of people affected by mental illness.