Month: May 2016

mental health

Options’ Staff Wear Green For Mental Health Awareness Month

On May 13, 2016, the employees of Options for Community Living wore green to help raise awareness about mental illness. Since 1949, May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month in an effort to draw attention to the mental health issues that affect as many as one in four individuals in America. “So many […]

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Options Walks For Mental Health

On Saturday, May 7th Options assembled more than 100 volunteers to participate in the NAMI walks for mental health at Jones Beach. NAMI Walks events bring together people of all ages and fitness levels across the United States to combat stigma, raise funds and promote awareness of mental illness. According to NAMI, “Each NAMIWalks 5K event […]

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