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MHA Morris County

12th Annual Food for Thought

Celebrating the Angels Among Us!

The Mental Health Association of Morris County (MHAMC) will hold its 12th Annual Food for Thought Celebration on Monday June 9th at Birchwood Manor, in Whippany.  The night begins with a VIP Business Networking Reception from 5:00-6:00 pm, sponsored by Novartis, followed by our Premier Tasting event from 6:00-9:00 pm.  Senator Anthony Bucco will be honored for his work supporting people living with disabilities and will be joining us for the entire evening!

MHA of Morris County Food for ThoughtGuests will sample delicious food from each of our participating restaurant vendors, including Tim Schafer’s Cuisine/Chef Fredy’s Table, Hibiscus, Caffe NoVana, Poor Henry’s, Apple Spice Junction, Cullins Fresh Food Factory and more!  A variety of beverages will be provided by Best Cellars of A&P and Cricket Hill Brewing Company.

MHAMC gratefully acknowledges our sponsors for the Tasting Event. A warm thank you to Eddy’s Total Auto Care, Furniture House, Investors Bank, Atlantic Health System, Morris County Chamber of Commerce, SASCO Insurance, and Actavis.

In addition to being a culinary experience not to be missed, all funds raised at Food for Thought will go to support the work of this important charity.  Food for Thought activities will include a silent auction and basket raffle featuring restaurant gift certificates, spa packages, and shopping spree opportunities.

Purchase tickets online at: http://mhamorris.org/News-Events/food-for-thought.html

or call Dorothy Faucett at 973-334-3496 x102 or by email DFaucett@mhamorris.org

MHAMC supporters. Please help us to promote Food for Thought by sharing the event details on Facebook.

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“Healthy” is a Mind and Body Proposition

May is Mental Health Month

We all know about the importance of eating right, getting enough sleep, and exercising. But good health involves both our body and our mind. Healthy habits positively influence how a person feels and how their body functions.

Mental health is the ability to cope with daily life and the challenges it brings. When a person has “good” mental health, they are able to better deal with what comes their way. By contrast, “poor” mental health-such as feeling overwhelmed by stress-can make even day-to-day life more difficult.

May is Mental Health Month, and the Mental Health Association of Morris County (MHAMC) is raising awareness of the role mental health plays in our lives by providing tips and resources to encourage good all-around hygiene. Our month-long awareness program illuminates ways of building social support, eating to promote one’s mental health, recognizing the signs of stress, and knowing when to reach out for help.

Just as Americans have learned there are lots of things they can do to reduce their risk of heart disease and other illnesses, MHAMC wants to help people learn what they can do, both to protect their mental health in tough times, but also to improve their mental well-being throughout their lives.

MHAMC services and programs support those living with persistent mental illnesses in Morris County, and their families. If you or someone close to you could benefit from a conversation, please call MHAMC now for Info and Referral, 973-334-3496. The Mental Health Association of Morris County provides opportunities for people living with mental illness to seek support, gain hope, and begin recovery. Click here to donate now and support our work in Morris County.