Posh for Purpose
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Posh for Purpose

Accessories – Washington, DC

OUR STORY DESIGNING FOR GOOD Posh For Purpose is a global movement that gives a VOICE to the Fighters of mental illness, EDUCATES Society, and raise AWARENESS on mental illness using Art & Creativity through fashion. We believe what you do should also do good in the world. Designer Tristeza (TK) Duncan is a Designer, Public Speaker, Mental Health Advocate, and Performer based in the Washington DC Metro area. Advocating for and ending the stigma of Mental Illness through art is her main goal. 1 in 5 adults in America experience a mental illness. Serious mental illness costs America $193.2 billion in lost earnings every year.(2) Nearly 60% of adults with a mental illness didn’t receive mental health services in the previous year.(3) African American & Hispanic Americans used mental health services at about ½ the rate of whites in the past year and Asian Americans at about ⅓ the rate.(1) That is why we donate 5% of our profits to Mental Health Organizations around the world. We are here to be a resource to end the stigma of Mental Illness. 1 This document cites statistics provided by the National Institute of Mental Health. www.nimh.nih.gov 2 American Journal of Psychiatry and U.S. Surgeon General’s Report, 1999. 3 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ...more