Kennebec Behavioral Health offers to sponsor students in 5K

AUGUSTA – Kennebec Behavioral Health has offered to sponsor 100 students in Crisis & Counseling Center’s annual Signs of Hope 5K Walk/Run to help support, break down stigma, and raise awareness about the need for behavioral health support across Maine.
The event takes place Saturday, Oct. 16, on the Kennebec River Rail Trail, starting near 31 Union St., near the YMCA.
Start time is 8:30 a.m. for runners, 10 a.m. for runners/walkers and noon for walkers. Virtual participation is also an option, any time up to Oct. 16.
Students who enjoy running or walking are encouraged to sign up for the run or walk and help increase access to life-saving behavioral health treatment and support.
Students and all other participants will receive a shirt and finisher medal, along with chances to win prizes if they are interested in fundraising to support Crisis & Counseling Centers’ goal to make mental health and substance use disorder care accessible to all.
To register, visit