Thank you to everyone who made a purchase to support two free, national non-profit mental health resources: Crisis Text Line and the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI). We were able to beat our goal of selling 150 shirts and you came through!
People across the country need access to free, confidential support, now more than ever. As a nation, we find ourselves in a state of crisis today. Many people feel unloved, unwanted, hopeless, desperate, depressed, and may see no way out of their current situation. We want to help them.
Tara Hazlewood was known for having a very generous “Open Heart.” Material possessions did not mean much to her. She would very often make people gifts instead of buying them and give away her possessions to people who needed them. Tara had a heart for the brokenhearted and maintained an open heart for those she felt God placed in her path.
Unfortunately, Tara died by suicide in 2018. In 2018 alone, 48,344 people died by suicide in the United States. The family and foundation are committed to reaching others before it is too late. We are convinced that if Tara was alive today, she would want us to help others in crisis. Tara was always willing to not only love, but also to listen.
The largest grassroots mental health organization in the US focused on providing education, advocacy, support, and public awareness through its national organization, state chapters, and local affiliates. Programming includes free peer- and family-lead classes and support groups, educational and outreach programs with schools and law enforcement, and more. To find your local NAMI affiliate or learn more about available resources, visit nami.org or call the NAMI HelpLine at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264).