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As winter approaches, we insulate windows and stow away garden implements. We take the car in for a tune up. But what can we do to prepare mentally for the short, cold days of winter?
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McCauley Apartments is a success story. The building, located in the heart of McCauley, provides affordable housing and support for people facing mental illness and disability as well as those in need.
“I love living here. I would not change a thing,” said Chris Leclair, a resident of McCauley Apartments.
He moved to the apartments from Meadow’s Place group home 17 years ago, and has since built relationships.
For the past seven years, Bell has promoted mental health awareness by encouraging people to talk about it.
Once a year on Jan. 25, Bell donates five cents for every text, phone call, and conversation on social media with the hashtag #BellLetsTalk to mental health initiatives.
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