Each year, organizations across the country plan events and activities to help raise awareness about mental health issues. The following events have been planned for 2008:
- Mental Health Month Kick-off at the State House
April 30, 2008
All are invited to attend
- Briggs Student Art Exhibits
Month of May
Washington Trust Company branches located at:
236 Centerville Road in Warwick
1203 Oaklawn Avenue in Cranston
Drop in to see some wonderful art created by K-12th grade students from the Eleanor Briggs School.
- Art Supply Collection for Briggs School
Month of May
Starbucks, East Greenwich
Grab a coffee and drop off paints, markers, crayons, paper, clay, yarn — anything you can think of to inspire young artists.
- Stress Assessments
May 3, 2008
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Take this opporutunity to speak with a mental health professional about ways to manage the stress in your life. You’ll receive a stress ball and be entered in a drawing to win a spa gift certificate.
- Hillsgrove House Forum & Reunion
May 20, 2008
11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Hillsgrove House DIRECTIONS
Come and learn–from the members themselves–about the clubhouse model of service for adults with mental illnesses.
- Mental Health Month Calendars
Click on the link below for a full listing of events that are happening across the state.