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May is Mental Health Awareness Month
In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month and the importance of visual arts and its therapeutic effects, the Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services partnered with the Sussex County Community College, Alpha Arts Institute to showcase works of art connecting themes of mental health during “Embrace the Elephant in the Room” event on May 3, 2023, the 2nd night of SCCC’s “Festival of the Arts.”
Remember to take care of your friends and your loved ones by checking in on them and having open conversations about mental health. Learn more: https://www.samhsa.gov/mental-health/how-to-talk/friends-and-family-members
For local mental health resources and information for Sussex County residents, please visit https://www.sussex.nj.us/cn/webpage.cfm?TPID=13638&utm_source=cys&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=MentalHealth
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