News Brief: Great Barrington releases mental health and wellness kit

Staff from the Great Barrington Health Department will update the document periodically as new information becomes available.

Great Barrington releases mental health and wellness kit

Great Barrington — In an effort to provide residents with resources during a time of uncertainty, the town of Great Barrington has released its mental health and wellness kit. This document provides resources and strategies for residents, connecting them with local, state and national organizations and hotlines to support their emotional well-being.

“This is a stressful and difficult time for many members of our community,” said town manager Mark Pruhenski. “Financial challenges, social isolation, and uncertainty about the future, can be overwhelming. It’s important to remember that we are all in this together and I commend our health department for their dedication in creating this important resource.”

Information is being updated and shared daily on the COVID-19 banner located on the town’s website. Staff from the Great Barrington Health Department will update the document periodically as new information becomes available.

For more information, contact the health department at (413) 528-0680, or the office of the selectboard/town manager at (413) 528-1619 x2.