annual IC walk
Each October, members and staff of Mental Health Connecticut’s (MHC) rehabilitation resource center, the Independence Center (IC), gather together to promote health and wellness while raising awareness around mental health in the Greater Waterbury community. For over 20 years, these individuals have held the Annual IC Walk during the first week in October in conjunction with Mental Illness Awareness Week. The event brings together MHC staff and clients for a walk around Waterbury’s downtown district. While raising much-needed funds for the IC, this event also shows the community that with the support from staff and peers as well as active participation in program offerings, members can achieve recovery and better engage with their communities.
The 2017 IC Walk will be held on Thursday, October 5th at 10:30 a.m. with a rain date of October 6.
support the annual IC Walk today!
In order for Mental Health Connecticut to continue to offer programs to the members of the IC, we need your help. Please support the IC with a donation or purchase today!
- To donate to the IC Walk, visit https://mhconn.networkforgood.com/projects/35095-2017-ic-walk
- To purchase greeting cards designed by members of the IC, visit https://squareup.com/store/mentalhealthct.
To learn more about the Independence Center and its programs, please view the below information found in our agency brochure.
art of wellbeing
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Mental Health Connecticut hosts various events across Connecticut to advocate, educate, and serve our community.
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