Mental Health Campaigns

Focus on the Person, not on the Label

How do we refer to someone who we learn has a diagnosis of a mental illness or disability? We want to acknowledge the information we have learned, but we don’t want to embarrass or stigmatize anyone. How do we tell others of our own new diagnosis? Mental health and disability professionals recommend using person-centered language … Continue reading Focus on the Person, not on the Label

Don’t Dodge the Issues!

Grab a few friends and have a ball at our “Don’t Dodge the Issues” Dodgeball Tournament!! All proceeds go to promote mental health and wellness in Putnam County. Prizes for teams! Registration is only $120 a team for 6-8 players (before 4/1/19). Register online at tinyurl.com/ddidodgeball, email us at info@mhaopc.org, or call us at 765.653.3310.

PCCF Awards Fall Grants Totaling $70,960.94

Putnam County Community Foundation Board member Jeff Blaydes greeted an early morning crowd of 50 to celebrate the awarding of $70,960.94 in grants at the 2018 Fall Grant Awards Breakfast. Blaydes, chairman of the Community Foundation’s Grants Committee, thanked donors to unrestricted and field of interest endowments that make grant awards possible. He went on … Continue reading PCCF Awards Fall Grants Totaling $70,960.94