NORWALK, Conn. – Family & Children’s Agency in Norwalk will offer free mental health screenings on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The event is part of a mental health screening series sponsored by the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board Inc. throughout October in partnership with National Depression Screening Day. Screenings are open to the public.
“These free events are designed to raise awareness of the importance of regular health checkups, promote early detections and provide materials that support wellness,” said Margaret Watt, executive director of the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board Inc.
Information will be provided on a variety of mental wellness areas, including stress management, sleep hygiene, mood-boosting foods, resilience and mindfulness. Visitors will take a free mental wellness screening and then discuss the results with a clinician and get a referral, if needed.
Healthy snacks and activities will also be provided. In addition to mental health screenings, the Norwalk Community Health Center mobile bus will also be available on site and open for the public.
Online screenings and additional screening dates can be found here .
Family & Children’s Agency’s Norwalk office is located at 140 Water St.
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