Tomorrow, May 3rd, the Mental Health Awareness Informational Fair & 6th Annual Flash Mob will be taking place at the Buffalo & Erie County Library - Central Library! Get the details here! Wear your lime green to show support for mental health awareness!!

Check out last year's Flash Mob!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Many Mental Health agencies throughout Western New York and Buffalo will come together to set up tables at a Informational Fair tomorrow. At noon the 6th Annual Flash Mob will happen in front of the Library (if weather is bad, it will move inside). The event is hosted By Restoration Society, Inc., Best Self Behavioral Health, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Buffalo Psychiatric Center and Mental Health Peer Connection.

If you or someone you love experiences a mental health crisis, there is a new center to help!

The Renewal Center is a peer-operated and peer-staffed retreat for those experiencing a mental health pre-crisis or crisis. The Renewal Center's mission is to provide a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental environment that empowers those who are struggling with the principles of wellness and recovery, which can then inform constructive self-care decisions.

They serve individuals who are at least 18 years old, and have a primary mental health or substance abuse condition.

The Renewal Center's Services Include:

* Diversion Activities &
Therapies:
- Art
- Music
- Journaling
* Providing Community
Resources
* Peer Services
* Educating & Providing
Tools for Continued
Wellness
* Advocacy &
Community Outreach

If you need their support or want to take a tour, contact them!

Manager:
716-245-4200 x 425
Nurse:
716-245-4200 x 426
Staff:
716-245-4200 x 427

Seven (7) Days per Week
3:00p - 11:00p
327 Elm Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

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