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A Slam Dunk for Mental Health Recovery will be held this weekend, April 21 and 22

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A Slam Dunk for Mental Health Recovery will be held this weekend, April 21 and 22


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Photo obtained via https://dekalbcountyfullcourtpress.com/

This upcoming weekend, on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, there will be a basketball tournament to promote awareness about Mental Health.

The DeKalb Full Court Press tournament, A Slam Dunk for Mental Health Recovery is put on by the DeKalb Criminal Justice Treatment Coalition, Inc.

Featured teams will include: Brookhaven PD, Chamblee PD, Decatur Fire Dept., DeKalb District Attorney’s Office, DeKalb Fire Rescue, DeKalb PD, Dunwoody PD, GBI, Georgia State University Police, Gwinnett PD, and many more.

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The tournament will last from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and will continue from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday in the Decatur Active Living Center, located at 231 Sycamore Street. According to the event website, tickets cost $5 for adults (12 and older), $3 for children (11 – 3), and children under 3 get in free.

Earnings from the tournament will go to support programs and services at the DeKalb County Misdemeanor Mental Health Court, such as transportation, medication/treatment, clothing/hygiene, food and household items, and other assistance.

For more information about the tournament, visit: https://dekalbcountyfullcourtpress.com/.

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