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Bon Secours Community Hospital to Host Behavioral Health Family Fun Fair

Public Invited to Saturday, May 3 Festive Event

Port Jervis, NY  (April 9) – May is Mental Health Month and in recognition of the importance of informing the public on how to protect behavioral health and promote general well being Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY, will host an all day Behavioral Health Family Fun Fair.

The festive event will take place from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, in the hospital’s parking lot outside 160 East Main Street and will feature free refreshments, musical entertainment, valuable demonstrations, dietary and therapy information and handouts.

The fair will focus on self-help and self-care supported by fun games and crafts that incorporate entire families and help reduce stress. .

Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Bon Secours Charity Health System, has been treating mental illness for 20 years and providing rehabilitation, including “New Directions,” a detoxification program, for over 25 years.

“We provide behavioral health services not just for Port Jervis,” said Barbara Colon, nurse manager for Behavioral Health, “but for the tri-state area including all of Orange County, the surrounding counties and adjacent states. And there is an outcry from these communities to find resources and obtain information. ”

During the Behavioral Health Family Fun Fair, Barbara Colon and Social Worker Administrator Tera Colavito will be on hand to answer questions and provide information.

For additional information call (845) 858–7120 or visit: www.bonsecourscommunityhosp.org

About Bon Secours Charity Health System

Every year, nearly one million people in the lower Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania turn to Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS) for innovative healthcare delivered with compassion. BSCHS has received national recognition, rankings and numerous awards for the level of care it provides.

BSCHS is comprised of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY; St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY; a certified home health agency; two long-term care facilities; an assisted living/adult home facility and several other medical programs located throughout the region. The system employs more than 3,400, making it one of the region’s largest employers

Bon Secours Medical Group is BSCHS’s regional network of nearly 80 primary care physicians and specialists from a broad array of medical disciplines. These skilled clinicians play a central role in bringing personalized, preventive and expert care to people from every stage of life.

BSCHS is a member of the Bon Secours Health System—a national Catholic healthcare system with a strong reputation and robust commitment to bringing compassionate healthcare to those in need. For more information, visit www.BSCHS.BonSecours.com. For a complete list of practitioners, visit http://bschs.org/find-a-physician-bon-secours-medical-group.html


During the Behavioral Health Family Fun Fair, Social Worker Administrator Tera Colavito (left) and Barbara Colon, nurse manager for Behavioral Health at Bon Secours Community Hospital will be on hand to answer questions and provide information.

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