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Laurel House Given $14k Grant

Darien News September 30, 2018 Laurel House, Inc. was awarded a grant of $14,000 by The Community Fund of Darien at the fund’s annual Grant Awards Breakfast held at the Darien Community Association in July. The Community Fund of Darien is an independent, results-oriented, volunteer-driven nonprofit organization that addresses health and human services needs in […]

Laurel House Receives Grant from Stamford Rotary Trust Fund

Stamford Advocate  September 5, 2018 By Erin Kayata  STAMFORD — Laurel House, a Stamford-based nonprofit providing resources for people living with mental illness, was recently awarded a $10,000 grant by the Stamford Rotary Trust fund.The grant will be used to help fund, a privately funded free online service meant to help families and individuals affected […]

Kaylin R. Staten: Fighting Mental Health Stigma Takes Everyone

The Herald Dispatch May 28, 2018  On the outside, you may not know someone is struggling with a mental health issue. Most of us mask our problems under comfortable facades. We’re quick to bottle our emotions, please others over ourselves and perpetuate the stigma. We don’t allow the world to see us for who we […]

Alma Rutgers: Funding Challenge for Mental Health Programs

Greenwich Time  By Alma Rutgers April 9, 2018  The NRA uses mental illness as an excuse for mass shootings. It’s mental illness, not guns — especially not semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15 rifle — that’s responsible for these killings, they say. “So far it’s been a good strategy,” Greenwich Commissioner of Human Services Alan […]

Anonymous Donation Secures Future of Laurel House Program

Stamford Advocate  By Kat Russell, March 23, 2018 STAMFORD — Laurel House has received an anonymous donation of $500,000, which President and CEO Linda Autore said will ensure the future of the nonprofit mental health center’s Thinking Well program. That donation was celebrated Friday with a re-dedication ceremony during which the Thinking Well Center was […]

Laurel House, Inc. Announces 2018 Town Champions

 Laurel House, Inc. will recognize five outstanding individuals as 2018 Town Champions, at its annual dinner dance, on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at The Delamar, Greenwich Harbor. This year’s theme, “Succeeding in the Community,” highlights the productive lives of Laurel House program participants. These Town Champions are being recognized for their important work, advocacy and […]

Laurel House Announces 2018 Champion for Recovery and Chair for Annual Dinner Dance

Laurel House, Inc., a nonprofit organization located in Stamford, will honor Dr. Lloyd Sederer, Chief Medical Officer of the New York State Office of Mental Health, which is the country’s largest mental health system, as its 2018 Champion for Recovery. The annual Champions for Recovery Dinner Dance, to be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 […]