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Posted on: May 5, 2023

May 2023: Mental Health Awareness Month Proclamation

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WHEREAS, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the United States since 1949; and 

WHEREAS, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition; and  

WHEREAS, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is launching the “More Than Enough” campaign to uplift and empower all people to feel that they are “more than enough” and are inherently worthy of life, love, and healing; and 

WHEREAS, NAMI’s message is one of hope and inclusion—no matter what one may look like, no matter where one is in their journey, no matter what one is or isn’t able to do; and 

WHEREAS, each business, school, government agency, healthcare provider, organization and citizen shares the burden of mental health problems and has a responsibility to promote mental wellness and support prevention; and 

WHEREAS, assistance and support is available through:             

  • Connecticut Information Line 211
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline   988
  • Mary Sherlach Counseling Center - 203-261-5110 

NOW THEREFORE I, Vicki A. Tesoro, by virtue of the authority vested in me as the First Selectman of the Town of Trumbull, Connecticut do hereby proclaim the month of May 2023 as Mental Health Awareness Month 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Town of Trumbull to be affixed on the 1st day of May 2023.

 Vicki A. Tesoro, First Selectman

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