Clermont County Declares May 2024 as Mental Health Month: Promoting Awareness and Support

(From Left: Claire Corcoran, Marcie Keith, David Painter)

Batavia, Ohio – The Clermont County Board of Commissioners has designated May 2024 as Mental Health Month. This initiative aims to raise awareness, combat stigma, and promote the wealth of mental health resources available to the community. By highlighting the importance of mental health for individuals, families, and communities, the Board underscores the widespread prevalence of mental health conditions and the critical need for early intervention and access to quality care.

The Commissioners emphasize that mental health is essential for overall well-being, advocating for increased awareness, understanding, and support for mental health initiatives. They particularly stress the importance of mental health support for children and families, recognizing that early engagement and education can lead to better outcomes.

In their proclamation, the Commissioners urge all residents, organizations, and institutions within the county to actively participate in Mental Health Month. They encourage everyone to engage in activities that foster mental health awareness, educate the public on the significance of mental health, and support those who may be struggling.

Accepting the Proclamation on behalf of the Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board (CCMHRB) is Marcie Keith, the Community Engagement Manager. Her role underscores the commitment of the CCMHRB to connect with the community and provide vital information and support.

For more information about prevention, treatment programs, and services, please visit the Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board’s website at The website offers a range of resources aimed at supporting mental health and well-being in Clermont County.