Sunrise Cares was assembled by a group of young adults with purpose, ambition, and the innate ability to make a difference. We are asking those who can help, to come out and support their vision.
Funds raised from this event will be donated to organizations that provide resources and help eliminate the stigma that is associated with mental illness and substance abuse among the Veteran population. Too many people are left to fight substance abuse and treatable mental health illnesses on their own, due to a lack of education or fear of a loved one’s misunderstanding.
According to the CDC, in 2020 there were 46,000 deaths by suicide which is currently ranked as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, over 100,000 people died from drug overdoses, an increase of 28% year over year. It is our goal to help provide the support and guidance that can make a difference in these statistics.