Tickets on Sale for the DLC Advocates 10th Annual Sunset Cruise for Mental Health to benefit David Lawrence Centers

Tickets on Sale for the DLC Advocates 10th Annual Sunset Cruise for Mental Health to benefit David Lawrence Centers

Naples, Fl – David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLC), Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit behavioral health provider serving children, adults and families, announced that the DLC Advocates will host their 10th Annual Sunset Cruise, presented by title sponsor Purpose Journey, on June 15, 2023 aboard the Naples Princess at 550 Port O Call Way. Boarding begins at 6:00 p.m., with the cruise taking place from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The wildly popular event often sells out and is open to anyone with a passion for supporting mental health awareness and helping others. The two-hour cruise along Naples Bay will feature a fun and festive atmosphere, live music, a photobooth and a raffle. Guests will also enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a priceless encore performance of a beautiful Naples sunset.

The theme for the 10th anniversary cruise is the 60’s in honor of the year DLC was founded in 1968. Guests are encouraged to dress in their grooviest attire. Guests are encouraged to dress in their “grooviest” attire.

The DLC Advocates Sunset Cruise is their signature fundraiser. Sadly, mental health challenges, suicide and addiction are more prevalent as a result of the lasting psychological impacts of the pandemic and Hurricane Ian, and funds raised from this event are critical now more than ever. All proceeds from DLC Advocates events benefit the mission, operations, and expansion of DLC’s community-based prevention and treatment programs that help the 1-in-5 local children and adults who experience psychological, emotional and substance use challenges.

Tickets are $65 to $105 per person and include a range of raffle and drink ticket options. Guests who bring in a donation of art therapy supplies will receive an additional five raffle tickets. For sponsorship information or to register, visit or email

Additional sponsors to date include Hallstat and Waterside Shops.

About the DLC Advocates

The DLC Advocates is a group of individuals passionate about mental health and substance use awareness who are dedicated to networking for a cause and supporting the mission of DLC. Their primary goal is to spread awareness for all families in Southwest Florida and continue to improve the lives of thousands of individuals every year through the Center’s prevention, intervention, and treatment services. They host quarterly educational, social, wellness and fundraising events and support DLC signature events. To learn more, visit

About David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health 

Southwest Florida nonprofit David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLC) is a national leader providing compassionate, advanced, and exceptional mental health, substance use, and integrated healthcare solutions, available for children, adolescents and adults. DLC’s innovative treatment includes inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services – a comprehensive system of care funded by community and government support. Each year, DLC serves more than 9,000 people through over 314,000 treatment sessions. To learn more, call 239-455-8500 or visit

May 04, 2023 | News & Events, Press Releases

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