"Mayday" Mental Health Awareness Saturday

Past Exhibitors

Past exhibitors have included:

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Lee County
NAMI of Lee County dedication to mental health information, education and support,. Since 1989, NAMI has had a powerful and positive impact on the lives of individuals living with mental illness and their families. In the last 25 years NAMI has changed and expanded to become a strong force in our community. NAMI  is a non-profit, grassroots, self-help, support, and advocacy organization of consumers, family members, and friends of people with mental illnesses.  We provide FREE education and support programs for individuals, family members, providers and general public in Lee.
Allied Center For Therapy
Counseling / Psychopharmacology
Teen Challenge of Southwest Florida
A warm, healing environment welcomes women (ages 18 years and older) to Teen Challenge homes where they begin a journey toward wholeness and freedom from life controlling problems. While participating in the highly structured, yearlong program, women learn to turn to God for strength and wisdom as their lives are transformed. The Teen Challenge program breaks the cycle of failure, substance abuse and addiction by providing tools for effective and lifelong recovery. Chapel services, group and personal studies, pastoral counseling and community service opportunities are all vital components. Depending on location, a variety of vocational training is also provided.
David Lawrence Center
Based in Southwest Florida, the David Lawrence Center is a not-for-profit, leading provider of behavioral health solutions dedicated to inspiring and creating life-changing wellness for every individual. The Center provides innovative, comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, residential and community based prevention and treatment services for children and adults who experience mental health, emotional, psychological and substance abuse challenges.
The Willough at Naples
The Willough at Naples is a psychiatric hospital specializing in the treatment of adults with co- occurring mental health and substance abuse problems.  They offer different levels of care to meet the needs of our patients including:  detoxification, in patient, and partial hospitalization. The Willough was established in 1983 as a premier center for treating addictive disorders, and today remains as a specialty center for adults with special behavioral needs.
C.A.R.E.S. Prevention
Saving lives while providing hope and supporting  our community on suicide prevention through  education, advocacy, and compassion. C.A.R.E.S. (Community Awareness in Recognizing & Educating on Suicide) was started after it's founder faced the tragedy of her son's suicide. She found a lack of support and resources in Lee County.  After researching suicide prevention organizations throughout the U.S. and learning all the alarming statistics, she realized that she needed to do something in our community. In April, 2006, C.A.R.E.S. was formed with the help of some wonderful and caring people. The  vision to open a much needed resource center in our community to help anyone in need became a reality on July 10, 2008. Whether it is for information purpose or financial help referrals, they want to help our community to be aware that suicide exists among us. This is the only resource center in Southwest Florida for suicide prevention.
Riverside Behavioral Center
Riverside Behavioral Center has maintained a distinguished place in the Southwest Florida behavioral healthcare field since opening its doors in 1984. This private psychiatric center continues a tradition of excellent patient care and community commitment. Established with the mission to serve the surrounding community, we care for patients with the most challenging of illnesses. Riverside Behavioral Center provides inpatient psychiatric hospitalization with a broad and comprehensive range of treatment options.facility. We have a long record of success in treating especially difficult clinical presentations.
Salus Care
Largest comprehensive provider in Southwest Florida for individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues. SalusCare was incorporated in 2013 after longtime Southwest Florida healthcare providers, Lee Mental Health and Southwest Florida Addiction Services (SWFAS), merged into one new not-for-profit healthcare organization
Muslims For Life 
The Islmaic belief that body and soul belong to God and will return to him grounds Muslim recognition of the sanctity of human life and of the need to ensure both physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has, since its founding, upheld the sanctity of all life as emphasized by Islam. The Holy Quran teaches that life is sacred and reaffirms Biblical teaching that whoever unjustly kills a single person is as if he had killed all of mankind; and whoever saves the life of one person is as if he has saved the life of all of humanity (5:33).We provide FREE education, literature and counseling for individuals, family members and general public.
Interested organizations can register HERE. Space is limited.

Date: May 20, 2017
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Special Suicide Remebrence Service at 2:30 PM
Info@MentalHealthSaturday.com Redeemer Lutheran Church
2950 Winkler Avenue Ext.
Ft. Myers Fl.