May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Employment Options is raising mental health awareness during the month of May!

Employment Options Club Retreat

Tuesday, May 3rd

Employment Options staff and members will spend the day discussing new programming, improvements, and the future of the Clubhouse.

Mother's Day

Sunday, May 8th

Employment Options will be dropping off breakfast, flowers, and a card to all of the moms of Employment Options, who have kids under the age of 18.

Luncheon

Wednesday, May 18th

Employment Options will host a club-wide luncheon to celebrate mental health awareness. We will have a delicious sit-down meal at tables dressed with flowers, and positive mental health quotes. There will be an open mic portion when members will have a chance to tell stories, read poems or play songs that hold meaning to them.

NAMI Walk

Saturday, May 21st

The Employment Options team will be participating in NAMI's Walks Your Way Walk, in support of Mental Health Awareness. Keep an eye out for the Employment Options team as we start our walk at Artesani Park (Boston, MA) and continue 3.1 miles up the Charles River.

Fashion Show

Tuesday, May 24th

Employment Options members will walk the runway, showing off fashionable, but appropriate work and interview dress.

Flower Drop Off

May 5th, 11th, 17th, 23th

Members and staff of Employment Options will visit identified organizations in the MetroWest area to drop off a small vase of flowers with a handwritten thank you letter. The goal is to thank our sponsors, and mental health, community, and employment partners for their continued support of our members and agency, while spreading mental health awareness.  

Please reach out to Liz Gulachenski, Director of Programs and Services (lgulachenski@employmentoptions.org), to find out how you and your organization can support Employment Options and get involved during Mental Health Awareness month.