Area nonprofits help promote mental health awareness
People show up to Wooden Robot Brewery to run, promote physical health, and talk with people checking on their mental health.
“You guys know what stress is,” said therapist Patrick Collins from Presbyterian Psychological Services. “You probably run partly for the beer but also to be in good health, and that means good mental health.”
Counselors with Presby Psych are talking with area-run groups about mental health. The American Psychological Association called 1,000 people to talk about mental health. Forty-eight percent of callers say someone in their home has sought counseling since the pandemic.
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