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December 05, 2016
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Bon Secours hosted Behavioral Health Fair

The Bon Secours Community Hospital Behavioral Health Family Fun Fair focused on self-help and self-care supported by fun games and crafts that incorporate entire families and help reduce stress. James Wilson, his wife, Olivia, and their children Jahlil, 9, Jamir, 6, and Juleesa, 3, enjoyed the day.
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PORT JERVIS, NY — May was Mental Health Month and in recognition of the importance of informing the public on how to protect behavioral health and promote general well being Bon Secours Community Hospital hosted an all day Behavioral Health Family Fun Fair.

The local community was treated to free refreshments, musical entertainment, children’s events and demonstrations along with dietary and therapy information and handouts.

Visitors were also given green and silver ribbons to wear with a note explaining that green signifies new life, new growth and new beginnings and silver was to remind people of the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.

For additional information call 845/858-7120 or visit bschs.bonsecours.com.