Linden Lodge Foundation, Inc. a local nonprofit organization serving those with severe mental illness in Moore County, is launching a new day program. This program aims to provide a service that develops various skills and strengths to assist individuals in managing their diagnosis. The program is led by a doctoral student from Methodist University and will provide individuals with structured activities that help to promote socialization, self-esteem, and mindfulness. The program will also support the development of various community living skills and self-management techniques to stimulate a sense of well-being.
The Day Program at Linden Lodge will begin their first session June 7-June 23, and their section session July 12-July 28. There is a $100 fee for the program, participants with one hundred percent participation will receive a 50% refund. This program was funded through community contributions and fundraising efforts by the Linden Lodge Foundation board. Registration is limited and applicants will be reviewed.
The mission of Linden Lodge is to provide a high quality of life for all residents, ongoing improvement and increased self-esteem and the ultimate elimination of stigma against those with a mental illness. Residents, staff and volunteers work side-by-side to develop treatment plans, set goals and discover ways to successfully achieve them. Success depends upon the Lodge’s ability to inspire partnerships between residents, staff, board members, volunteers, organization partners, medical providers and the larger community. Linden Lodge is completely funded by community donations, they do not receive any government funding.
For more information about Linden Lodge, visit their website at: www.lindenlodgenc.org
About the foundation: The Linden Lodge Foundation, Inc., is dedicated to the recovery of men and women with a serious and persistent mental illness by providing opportunities for residents to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support. Linden Lodge accomplishes this goal by providing a safe, stable residence and the development of innovative, motivational, educational and vocational prospects.