Join Wood River Health as We Celebrate May is Mental Health Month

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One in four people is impacted by a mental health illness. That could be you, your friend, a family member or your neighbor. It's someone you see every day out in your community.

Awareness helps us to better support each other and connect with the care we need, when we need it. Wood River Health is here for you when you need support and care on your health journey. Your health is our priority, and we are committed to helping our patients have healthy bodies and minds. The healthier each of us becomes, the healthier our community becomes.

Join Wood River Health this month as we raise awareness about mental health by being mindful, supporting recovery and health, offering important training sessions and a few other fun things. Yes, fun is important for our mental health and wellness, too! We hope you will help us celebrate May is Mental Health Month by attending one or more of the events outlined below.

May is Mental Health Month Calendar

May is Mental Health Month Kicks Off May 1st

May is Mental Health Month Kickoff

Officer Raymond

Officer Raymond is Coming to Wood River Health

Come spend some time with Hopkinton's own compassion dog Officer Raymond and Detective John Forbes, a 15-year veteran of the Hopkinton Police department.

From working with a child who is learning to read to visiting a senior in assisted living, compassion dogs and their owners work together as a team to improve the lives of other people.

To meet Officer Raymond, stop by our Hope Valley site on Thursday, May 9 between 12 PM and 2 PM.

Mindful Mondays

Mindful Mondays

Visit Wood River Health's Facebook page every Monday in May and join us in practicing Mindful Mondays.

Special Group Sessions Offered by Marigold

Wood River Health partners with Marigold to help people with substance use or mental health challenges build their recovery networks. Marigold is a free, anonymous social network where people with mental health and substance use conditions support each other.

Marigold Health provides peer support, anonymous text-based groups and more. Participants have 1:1 access to a peer specialist via phone, text, or video. Participants and peer specialists collaborate to determine the type of supports needed and the best next steps. Participants set their own goals and pace. Below are some special groups they are offering in recognition of May is Mental Health.


Be Seen in Green

On Thursday, May 16 join Wood River Health staff as we wear green to celebrate May is Mental Health Month. By wearing green, we are demonstrating our commitment to supporting individuals impacted by mental health conditions and advocating for positive change in our community.

Join Us to Plant Some Seeds of Wellness

Planting Seeds of Wellness

Help Save the Life of Someone in Crisis

On Thursday, May 30 at 6 PM, learn to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis. Dr. Rob Harrison will teach you how to question, persuade and refer someone to help. The training will take place at our Hope Valley location.

Sign up for the session by contacting our Director of Behavioral Health Christine King at 401.387.4587 or email her at This training could save someone's life.