May 18th, 2014
Men Who Cook is a delicious feast prepared by local cooks to benefit Monadnock Family Services Monadnock Adult Care Center in Jaffrey
For persons with a persistent, severe mental illness, staying physically healthy and fit is a special challenge – and yet regular exercise and proper diet can be key elements in recovering from a major mental or emotional illness.
Monadnock Substance Abuse Services provides a supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere in which persons addicted to alcohol and other substances can change their outlook, change their habits, and reclaim control of their lives and their future.
"This past spring vacation, the Kids InShape program took a group of 12 participants between the ages of 10-16 to Camp Takodah to work on many skills such as team and relationship building, trust, listening and communication, increasing self-esteem, self-regulation and self-control, to name a few."
"I was suffering from depression, anxiety, and agoraphobia. Starting the In SHAPE program wasn’t easy for me, having to meet people at a certain time, go to a gym where there were a lot of other people, and discuss myself with a mentor. But my first mentor was a perfect match for me."