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September 14, 2015: For Mental Health Awareness Week, October 4-10, NAMI Presents National Day of Prayer on October 6, 2015.

Commemorative Walkway at Gascho Gardens

Participate in a National Day of Prayer on October 6, 2015, at 6pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 50 Nutt Road in Centerville.

Mental Illness Awareness Week is a nation-wide event raising awareness for the stigma and social barriers that still exist towards people who live with mental illness and mental disabilities. Centerville/greater Dayton welcome you to this faith-based and educational event!

» Key Note Speakers
Mayor Mark Kingseed – Centerville
Greg Darling – Hope4Us Facilitator
Deborah Wilcox, Ph.D. – Stigma/Healing in Community

» Prayer vigil

» Refreshments

» Music by GraceNotes Jazz Ensemble
Organizers of the event:
The MIAW Planning Team, Castle, a social/recovery program for those who live with mental illness, in collaboration with Christ the King Lutheran Church and other faith based community organizations. If you need more information contact: or


News Archive:

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November 5, 2015: SLP client Stephanie says, ‘I am a work in progress’

September 14, 2015: For Mental Health Awareness Week, October 4-10, NAMI Presents National Day of Prayer on October 6, 2015

September 13, 2014: PLACES Dedicates 25th Anniversary Commemorative Walkway at Gascho Gardens

May 2014: Update Your Enrollment in the Kroger Community Rewards Program on Behalf of PLACES

January 16, 2014: LISW, is New Director of Client Services at PLACES

December 12, 2013: PLACES to Build 25th Anniversary Commemorative Walkway

September 2013: PLACES Opens its Largest Housing First Program Yet

May 3, 2013: PLACES Helps Ex-offenders Start Their Lives Over

April 1, 2013: Keep Your Support Coming–Renew Your Annual Kroger Community Rewards Registration!

December 6, 2012: Homeless Persons' Memorial Service to be Held at Courthouse Square, Dayton, at noon December 2

August 8, 2012: PLACES to Open Its Fourth Housing First Facility

July 27, 2012: 36 Residents Will Benefit from Repairs, Improvements to Four PLACES Adult Care Facilities

July 23, 2012: The Colorado Tragedy: What Families Are Asking

May 7, 2012: On-Site Pharmacy at South Community Makes Medication Compliance Easier and More Convenient for PLACES Clients and Tenants

May 1, 2012: Shop at Kroger so PLACES Can Earn 4% Cash Back – at No Cost to You

March 6, 2012: New PLACES Website Raises Awareness about Mental Health Disorders

Sept. 12, 2011: PLACES Receives a $5,000 Grant from CareSource Foundation


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