Hamilton Center: May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

Hamilton Center, Inc. will begin its annual campaign to recognize and promote May as Mental Health Month, beginning Wednesday May 1st, 2019.

These efforts are meant to encourage individuals and groups to start a conversation about mental health in their communities with the hope that one day, together, we can end the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Several events, hosted by Hamilton Center, have been scheduled throughout the month that will present observers and community members opportunities to engage their own mental health and learn about community mental health resources.


Wednesday May 1st, 2019- Pronouncement of May as Mental Health Month (See submissions)

Thursday May 2nd, 2019– 12:00 PM- Common Grounds CrossFit & Yoga Event

                Facebook Live!- Kelsey Terry will lead Hamilton Center staff and Facebook Live Followers through Gentle Yoga, Relaxation, and Meditation techniques.

Thursday May 9th, 2019- Wear Green Day 2019

Hamilton Center has invited community members, community partners, and interested organizations to wear green in recognition of May as Mental Health Month, as well as post images of event on their personal or business social media.

Friday May 10th, 2019– Indiana Power & Light Building Lit up Green

Coordinated by Hamilton Center staff, the IPL Building, located at 1 Monument Circle Indianapolis, IN 46204, will be lit up Green to help bring recognition to May as Mental Health Month.

Friday May 10th, 2019- 28th Annual Sheriff Shootout

As Hamilton Center’s only fundraiser, this annual event will bring over 200 golfers and 60 community organizations together to raise nearly $30,000 for a new program that will serve at-risk youth.

Social Media-

Instagram- 31 Day Wellness Challenge

                                Followers will be presented with unique and specific challenges designed to promote reflection on their own mental wellbeing.

                Facebook & Twitter- PSA Videos

Should you have any questions concerning coverage of any of these events please forward those requests to Zach Jenkins, Public Relations Specialist, Hamilton Center, Inc. whose contact information is seen below.