Community Groups Come together to "Bring Mental Health Out of the Shadows"
In response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, community leaders and the leadership team at Hamilton Center, Inc. have been meeting to develop a plan intended to "Bring Mental Health Out of the Shadows". The community group will be hosting a press conference announcing the plan on Tuesday, April 9th at 1:45pm at Hamilton Center's Child & Adolescent Building located at 500 Eighth Avenue.
The goal of the plan is to educate the community about mental health issues, treatment, and that it's ok to get help. Key members of the group include representatives of the Vigo County School Corporation, the Vigo County School Board of Directors, Terre Haute Police and Fire Departments, Terre Haute City Council, Vigo County Council, military veterans, Vigo County Commissioners, Vigo County Sheriff, members of the religious community, Mayor Duke Bennett, and Hamilton Center staff.