Throughout the month of May, community partners across Ashland will observe Mental Health Awareness Month through programs, education, and events that seek to reduce the stigma around mental health and promote opportunities to celebrate health and wellness.
Save the Date- Wednesday, May 11th from 4- 6:30 pm
Mental Health Awareness Wellness Fair at the Community Center! Learn more
Use the VIEW ALL button on the right to find all of the "MHAM" programs & events!
Promotions all month long celebrating MHAM!
Resource table/poster presentation @ the Ashland Senior Center for the whole month of May! Intended for Seniors Mental health craft activity for Seniors...information & sign up at the community center!
61 Pond ST. Ashland, MA. Hours: M-F 7am-4pm Sat. 8am-4pm Sun. 10am-2pm Description: For the month of May, Ashland Nutrition will have a specialty drink to honor the month. You will have to stop by to find out what it is! Watch for their daily positive quote on social media: Instagram @ashland_nutrition, Facebook Ashland Nutrition.
20 Front St. Ashland, MA. Hours: M-F 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-2pm Description: During the month of May, Blush Bouquets will be running our Flowers for Friends promotion to benefit DAET. The offer includes 3 wrapped bunches of tulips – 1 for you to keep and 2 for you to give away – for $60, with a $10 donation back to DAET.
Studies have shown that flowers can induce creative energy and positive vibes, ultimately making us feel better. In addition, people who suffer from stress are positively influenced by the presence of flowers. Amazingly, even patients in the hospital who had flowers in their room during their recovery felt less anxiety than people with empty rooms.
Giving flowers as an unexpected gift to ourselves or others can also improve our mood, as it is a gesture filled with love and compassion.
When you receive flowers, your fatigue decreases, and your blood pressure lowers. It’s the gift that keeps on giving! Specifically, tulips alleviate tension and exhaustion.