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Posted on: April 29, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Laurel House takes on mental health one person at a time

Laurel House takes on mental health one person at a time

By Ken Borsuk Published 12:00 am EDT, Monday, April 22, 2019         

GREENWICH — Like mental health itself, Laurel House’s mission is not simply or easily definable.

Or static.

When it opened nearly 40 years ago, Laurel House was known primarily for its clubhouse-like environment, where people suffering from mental illness were coaxed into social interaction. Aspects of the clubhouse remain, including the café that still offers 25 cent cups of coffee and $1 lunches.

But the agency has grown considerably over the years. Today, Laurel House focuses on educational, employment, cognitive thinking and other services.

Read the rest of the story at Greenwich Time.

     

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