On the morning of Thursday, May 5 at Headwaters Park, Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana announced our month-long campaign to share mental health information, resources, and encouragement across our community.

Mayor Tom Henry presented a mayoral proclamation recognizing the importance of community mental health and wellness.

Fort Wayne’s Mayor Tom Henry presents a proclamation declaring May as Mental Health Awareness Month.

MHANI Executive Director Tara Holliday shared the organization’s plan to address four specific topics throughout the month: Stigma, Common mental health challenges, Self-Care, and Caregiving.

Executive Director Tara Holliday addresses media, sponsors, board members, and staff in attendance at the press conference.

Bowen Center Senior Vice President of Operations Dr. Rob Ryan also addressed the gathering regarding the organization’s efforts to reach out and provide mental health services to people through an expansion of their networks, including new health clinics across the region.

Dr. Rob Ryan with Bowen Center shares their vision for supporting the region’s mental health needs.

Thank you to Bowen Center, L.I.F.E. Inc., and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union for their financial support of Mental Health Awareness Month. Learn more about Mental Health Awareness Month here.