Here are some ways to generate publicity for your walk/event and create awareness for perinatal mental health and the CPMHC’s mission:

  • Let us know you’re planning a walk/event! Email us at and let us know what city you’ll be planning the walk/event in and when.
  • Ask a local business to sponsor you to cover printing costs. Download our CPMHC BROCHURE and distribute it at the walk/event.  Use our logo for banners and posters (see logo at bottom of page – if you need a high res logo please let us know and we will email it to you).
  • Join our CPMHC Awareness Walk Info Group Facebook Page and connect with others organizing walks and events.
  • Create a Facebook Event for your walk and invite your friends and encourage them to share the link with their friends.
  • Use the hashtag #maternalMHmatters and #perinatalMHmatters on social media leading up to and on the day of the walk/event. Go live on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Tweak our CPMHC Awareness Walk Sample Press Release by inserting your local info and email it to your local media – radio stations, TV news stations, online/newspapers.
  • Like the Canadian Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative Facebook page, Instagram, and Twitter and share + tag photos of your walk/event.
  • Join our #thisismystory campaign and tell us your story to help raise awareness of perinatal mental health issues in Canada.
  • Sign and share our petition for a national perinatal mental health strategy.


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