We joined the effort with hundreds of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.
The Anxiety and Depression Initiative held their annual gala this past Friday night. Modern Therapy is proud to support this organization who seeks to promote the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle while living with anxiety, depression and related disorders, to provide general information about mental health resources and to overall help lessen the stigmas associated with anxiety, depression and related disorders.
Since their incorporation in 1981, The CentraState Healthcare Foundation's mission has been to serve as the link between CentraState Healthcare System of Monmouth County, NJ and the community.
It is common to feel that you may be too busy to be able to dedicate time and energy to volunteer, but it might just be the secret to eliminating stress! Research shows that helping others is beneficial to your own mental health. Volunteering is a great way to benefit your community and help yourself at the same time!
Englewood Municipal Alliance Stigma Free Task Force held their 3rd annual town hall meeting at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. The stigma free initiative is a collaborative campaign happening amongst different counties across NJ. The goal is to raise awareness of mental illness and substance use in order to create a culture wherein residents feel supported by their community without the fear of stigma. According to the stigma free task force, 'Stigma occurs when an individual is negatively labeled by their illness and experience judgment and prejudice'.
Modern Therapy spent this Sunday walking at the Lake Como Walk MS event to raise awareness for Multiple Sclerosis. Walk MS is hosted by the national MS Society, who is the largest private funder of MS research in the world. Each year, 300,000 people participate in more than 400 Walk MS events! Walk MS brings together a community of passionate people to connect and raise funds to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. Since 1988, these walks have raised more than $1 billion to drive groundbreaking research, provided life-changing services and guaranteed a supportive community for those who need it most.