Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the United States annually in May since 1949. Founded by the Mental Health America Organization, the goal is to raise awareness about the importance of mental health in the lives of all Americans.

The Boone Memorial Hospital Brighter Futures Program is a Substance and Mental Health Treatment Program located in Madison, WV.

Brighter Futures cares for patients suffering from substance use disorders.

Pictured (left to right):

Back Row

Breanna Hancock, MA; Brandi Purkey, MA; Brent Tomblin, MS, Executive Director; Heather Robinson, PA-C; Kelli Pauley, Registration

Front Row

Jeanna Hainer, MA in Clinical Counseling/Counselor; Chelsea Carter, LICSW, Program Coordinator/Therapist; Tammi Bailey, MA in Education and Counseling