Recent Events

Mindfulness Workshop

Laurel House program participants were able to practice mindfulness in a Cultivating Wellness through Mindfulness Workshop offered by the Copper Beech Institute, thanks to a generous donor.

Sandrine Harris, an Institute instructor, focused on why mindfulness is important for mental health and overall well-being. The workshop examined how mindfulness can provide a valuable set of tools for improved
self-awareness, less reactivity and reduction of chronic pain.

Date: May 26, 2017

2017 Champions for Recovery Dinner Dance

Thanks to you, our Sponsors and Donors. Because of your generous support through sponsorships and donations for our Champions for Recovery Dinner Dance, Laurel House is able to continue to provide life-changing programs and services to individuals living with mental illness.

Date: April 29, 2017

Laurel House, Inc. Supported Education Team visits Norwalk Community College

Our Supported Education Team hosts a table at Norwalk Community College's Freshcheck serveral times a school year. This year we had a wonderful time with the students who shared their hopes and dreams. 

Date: April 19, 2017

Grace Notes

Our program particpants were serenaded by the lovely Grace Notes for a second year in a row. The Grace Notes are an accapella musical group out of Greenwich, CT. 

April 5, 2017

Celebrating Bob Gillroy

Robert “Bob” Gillroy, a longtime Laurel House participant, passed away in early March 2017. Bob was a brilliant artist, and his work has been displayed on Laurel House materials, and in our hallways, for many years. Bob had close friendships with his fellow Laurel House artists and even some friendly competition. Bob’s sister Donna shared some of her memories of him in the letter below, and at Laurel House, we remember Bob every day as we view his beautiful paintings. 

Date: March 2017

Award-winning film about mental health screened in Greenwich

70 people attended the screening of the award winning film “No Letting Go” at theGreenwich Library and continued an essential community conversation to help end the silence and stigma around mental illness.

Date: January 24, 2017

Cognitive Remediation in Psychiatry conference

3 Laurel House staff members are presenting at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Cognitive Remediation in Psychiatry conference.

Jay Boll, LMSW - Laurel House Vice President
Gregg Pauletti, M.S. - Thinking Well Program Manager
Katie Griffin, M.S., MHC - Supported Education Counselor and Cognitive Remediation Specialist

Date: June 10th, 2016

New Canaan Community Foundation Awards Laurel House Grant

On May 19th the New Canaan Community Foundation awarded Laurel House a $12,000 grant for our Supported Employment program.  On hand to receive the award was Dennis O’Connor, Laurel House CFO and New Canaan resident.  Thank you to the Foundation for their confidence in our work in mental health recovery.

Date: May 19th, 2016

The Grace Notes

This all women’s a capella musical group from Greenwich will perform show tunes and popular songs of all kinds in the Resource Center Café.

Date: May 11th, 2016

Steel Drum & Keyboard performance and program participant luncheon

Date: May 5th, 2016

Laurel House Artists’ Workshop Art Exhibit

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, a collection of art produced by members of Laurel House Artists’ Workshop adorned the walls of The Inn, Waveny LifeCare Network’s senior living residence for independent living.

Date: April 26th, 2016 - May 31st, 2016

Our Mission

Laurel House provides resources and opportunities for people living with mental illness to lead fulfilling and productive lives in their communities throughout Fairfield County. 

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