Mental illness message travels far and wide - More than 85 miles in fact!
"Mental illness is a treatable brain disease."
That's the message the Douglas County Advisory Council on Adult Mental Health wanted to spread far and wide Thursday.
The effort worked.
Tucked inside a balloon, the message soared high into the air and drifted southeast, over trees, hilltops, homes and businesses before finally settling down on a quiet dairy farm near Howard Lake, about 86 miles away as the crow flies.
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