Education and Awareness campaigns aimed at helping reduce the stigma of mental illness were made possible with a $10,000 grant from the Health Sciences Foundation. As well, Adult Mental Health has received some new electronics through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant. The flat screen TV, DVD/VCR player and Nintendo Wii are helping improve patients’ moods, lessen their anxiety and support their relaxation.
To educate and empower youth to recognize risks and make informed, safe choices
Reduce the incidence of risk related trauma in youth
Increase youth’s awareness of personal responsibility for their choices
Increase youth’s knowledge of the consequences of injury on quality of life for the individual and the community
Promote injury prevention initiatives