Saturday, hundreds hit the pavement,
to support Arkansans living with mental illness. Supporters of the
"It's an illness just like anything else. It's okay now to have high cholesterol because what is it -- it's your eating pattern, or your genes, it's all genetic and that's exactly the way it is with mental illness, it's a brain disorder," NAMI Arkansas Executive Director, Kim Arnold said.
And organizers say that although one in five people suffer from mental illness -- the disease is treatable.