Mental Health

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    Crossing the Stages: A Young Adult’s Triumph Over Mental Illness

Crossing the Stages: A Young Adult’s Triumph Over Mental Illness

When Alyssa* first joined Young Adult Services (YAS), her depression and anxiety had become such an impairment that she struggled to get out of bed each day and was afraid to attend her own high school graduation. She chose to pull herself out of bed to meet with her brand new YAS Clinician, made a step-by-step plan for how […]

January 30th, 2014|Stories of Hope|
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    Suicide Prevention through Music: The Legacy of Jack Young, Jr.

Suicide Prevention through Music: The Legacy of Jack Young, Jr.

 

Following the tragic suicide of their son on his birthday in May of 2007, Grace Young and Jack Young Sr. of Putnam sought to turn their grief into a positive event that would honor Jack Jr.’s memory and love of music while helping to raise awareness of and support for mental health and suicide prevention.

With the resulting benefit concert, […]

December 9th, 2013|United Supporters|
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    Particle Accelerator Concert Raises Record Funds for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Programs

Particle Accelerator Concert Raises Record Funds for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Programs

Nearly $9,000 Raised for United Services at 7th Annual Free Music Festival Held in Memory of Local Musician, the Legendary Jack Young, Jr.
Organizers of the annual benefit music festival Particle Accelerator: A Day of Music and Hope have announced that this year’s festival, held on June 8 at Rotary Park in Putnam, has raised a record $9,000 to support […]

June 15th, 2013|Events, News|