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River Edge Behavioral Health to Hold Free Lunch-and-Learn for World Mental Health Day

MACON – River Edge Behavioral Health (River Edge) will hold a free lunch-and-learn to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The inaugural lunch-and-learn event, You, Me & Mental Health: You Have Questions, We Have Answers, will be held on Tuesday, October 10th between 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at River Edge Behavioral Health at 175 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217.


The goal of the event is to engage the community in discussions about mental health, to share information about services and community resources and to break the stigma around mental health services. Individuals in recovery will also share testimonials about their recovery journeys through mental health and addiction recovery services.


Community resource organizations will also be present as vendors.


The overall objective of World Mental Health Day, observed on October 10th every year, is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.


The event will take place in Training Rooms A & B of River Edge Behavioral Health.


All marketing and media inquiries should be directed to Kelly McWilliams at or 478-803-7707.



About River Edge Behavioral Health

The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services provides state-of-the-art treatment and supports for children, youth, families and adults who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or intellectual or developmental disabilities. A repetitive national award winner identified for its exemplary leadership by its international accrediting body, River Edge services extend throughout Georgia, including Baldwin, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Macon-Bibb, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, Wilkinson and Fulton counties. Learn more at For help, call 478-803-7600.


About River Edge Foundation

River Edge Foundation, an independent, 501(c)3 non-profit organization, raises private funds to help make life better for individuals who experience mental illness, addiction or an intellectual or developmental disability, especially individuals served and supported through the robust, community-based offerings of River Edge Behavioral Health. The Foundation strives for excellence in fundraising, investing and stewarding contributions and assets governing the Foundation, as well as forming lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with community partners, constituencies and stakeholders.