National Alliance on Mental Illness Philosophy skin care hope & grace



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By Cheri Fox


Philosophy skin care hope & grace initiative annual luncheon partnered with National Alliance on Mental Illness to launch #stigmafree

Los Angeles(Perfect Skin Today)5/24/16/–On Thursday May 19, 2016 as part of National Mental Health Awareness Month of May , Philosophy skin care company’s hope & grace initiative partnered with the National Alliance on Mental Illness(NAMI) to launch #stigmafree campaign, a national effort focused on shattering the stereotypes associated with mental illness.

































NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Chicago Med’s  Torrey DeVitto spoke about her challenges and hosted by Rachel McCord to help spread awareness on this initiative.






























Torrey DeVitto shared her own heartfelt battles with mental health wellbeing, and help shed light on the more than 450 million people worldwide who suffer from mild to serious mental health issues.

The reception began at 12:30pm and the luncheon program kickoff at 1:00pm at the Estérel restaurant at the Sofitel hotel,

There Torrey spoke about her persons issues that help breakdown the stigma barrier surrounding mental illness in honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month.





































About the Hope & Grace Initiative

The hope & grace initiative represents an unprecedented and unending commitment by philosophy to support mental health and well-being. With the initiative, philosophy becomes the first company to place a deep focus on this important cause and the first major beauty company to make a brand-wide commitment to dedicate 1% of its U.S. net sales toward the cause through the hope and grace fund, a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that hosts and incubates a range of innovative and effective public interest projects in conservation, global health, public policy, international development, education, disaster recovery, and the arts. Founded in 1996, philosophy is part of Coty Inc., with headquarters in Phoenix and New York. Follow us on Twitter/Instagram/Facebook: @lovephilosophy; philosophy.







































































Cheri Fox: Photographer