Mental Health Association of Nassau County, Inc. (MHANC) To Host “Raising the Bar to Wellness” Event Sunday, October 1st in Hempstead, NY 206 Clinton Street Rain Location: 16 Main Street, Hempstead, NY
MHANC is a Not-For-Profit Organization Dedicated to Improving Mental Health in Our Community through Advocacy, Education, Program Development and the Delivery of Direct Services. The Association’s Event Will Continue to Raise Awareness Focused upon Educating the Community-at-Large Along with Guest Speakers, Music, Dancers and MORE
September, 2017 (Long Island, NY) — On Sunday, October 1st the Mental Health Association of Nassau County will host their “Raising the Bar to Wellness” event from 11:30AM to 3:00PM at 206 Clinton Street, Hempstead, NY helping to kick off Mental Health Awareness week.
The lead sponsor of the day’s events will be MHANC ! Our co-sponsors are Hispanic Counseling Center (HCC), Maryhaven Center of Hope, Ciotta – T.H.R. Valuation Associates, and the Rick Eberle Agency. Speakers and activities will include the Town of Hempstead show mobile featuring a performance by Hip-Hop/Rap group One4Five, Singers: Sammi Rae Murciano and Ali B. Inspirational Speaker and Self-Help Blogger Ayana Iman, Youth Inspirational Speaker David Flood, Motivational Speaker Quentin Vennie (who will be speaking and signing copies of his book)
“ Strong in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Addiction and Redemption Through Wellness”, and Luv Michael founder Dr. Lisa Liberatore (A Non Profit 501c 3organization that produces high quality organic, gluten-free, and nut-free granola with the goal of providing meaningful employment and on the job training to those diagnosed with Autism).
Additionally, there will be break dancers and graffiti painting from B.E.A.T.S. Cru – who will provide canvases for all to paint sayings of hope, Dancefit Remix with Dance/Fitness instructor Rueben Edwards, a jewelry booth from Pieces By Stacey N Janet, Bideawee animal rescue center, Soul Cycle will be giving out free classes, Massages will be given out by James Messina of Hot Yoga Carle Place, interactive booths run by Hofstra Students to raise awareness with ideas provided by Fresh Check, making rubber band stress balls and 100 Reasons to Stay buttons with messages of hope, representatives from Planned Parenthood of Nassau County, Executive Director of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Steve Chassman, and much more TBA!
More about the Mental Health Association of Nassau County, Inc.
Since its founding in 1953, MHANC has advocated for the needs of adults and children with psychiatric and emotional difficulties. This priority has guided their mission for over five decades and led them to develop concrete rehabilitation services that benefit adults and children with psychiatric disabilities.
MHANC is committed to assisting these individuals to recover from the devastating impacts of the illness and move on to live productive and meaningful lives. The organization focuses on the concrete elements of life: safe housing, employment, friendship and managing money.
Seeking to collaborate with other providers to benefit the community, Hispanic Counseling Center and others, they work with all of the clinics in Nassau County, providing consultations to many school districts and coordinating advocacy on behalf of the mental health system. In addition to their direct service programs. MHANC advocates for the needs of the mental health community and fight discrimination laws and stigmatizing media messages; promoting adequate funding for services and encouraging consumers to speak for themselves on personal and policy issues.
So for those interested in contributing to the support of such a great organization and learning more about what can be done to help those who suffer from mental health issues, make sure to attend their “Raising the Bar to Wellness” event from 11:30AM to 3:00PM on Sunday, October 1st at 206 Clinton Street, Hempstead, NY!
For More Information on The Mental Health Association (MHANC) of Nassau County, VISIT: www.MHANC.org
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