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Bradley Hospital annual meeting

Humanitarians Bill and Tina Carr Honored at Foundation Board Annual Meeting

On October 11, friends and supporters of Bradley Hospital gathered for the annual meeting of the hospital’s foundation board of trustees at Agawam Hunt in Rumford.

Lawrence A. Aubin, Sr., chair of the Lifespan Board of Directors and the Bradley Hospital Board of Trustees, highlighted the hospital’s unique position in the mental health field and lauded its service to families, both locally and nationally. Foundation chair Lawrence B. Sadwin led a brief business meeting, during which a slate of new Trustees was presented.

(Pictured above, from left) Bradley Hospital Foundation Chair Lawrence B. Sadwin, Tina Carr, Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Bill Carr, and Bradley President Daniel J. Wall.


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Play4Kids Golf Tournament

“Play4Kids” Golf Tournament Raises More than $60,000 for Bradley Hospital and FRIENDS WAY

Although rain forced the postponement of this year’s “Play4Kids” Golf Tournament from its original September date, the sky was a picturesque hue of blue for 18 gorgeous holes at Ledgemont Country Club on Wednesday, October 17.

Eager to hit the links in support of a great cause, enthusiastic golfers enjoyed friendly competition on beautifully-manicured fairways, coming together to raise more than $60,000 for Bradley Hospital and FRIENDS WAY, southern New England’s leading bereavement program for children and adolescents.

(Pictured above, from left) The Cox Business Tournament Sponsor Team, Marc Lataille, Suzanne Elsbecker, Mark Scott, and Joe Libutti.


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Kicking for Causes

Kicking for Causes event raises more than $26,000 for Bradley's Healing Arts Program

Bradley Hospital is honored to have been selected as the recipient of funds raised by Kicking for Causes, a non-profit fundraising and advocacy organization that engages families and children in leadership development, martial arts training, and creative fundraising in support of local charities.

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Adopt a Family

The Christopher Benedick, MD Memorial Adopt a Family Program Underway for Holiday Season

Last year’s Adopt a Family program was a big success! Thanks to the generosity of our donors we were able to provide gift cards, toys, and clothing items to 68 Bradley families which included 127 children. Thank you for your support!

Given the continuing economic hardship for some of our patients and their families, we are reaching out to you once again. Please help support our Bradley families during this very special time of the year, the Season of Giving.

To make it even easier, let us do your shopping for you! You can make a restricted gift online. Please be sure to select “Adopt A Family” in the drop down menu.

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Healing Arts Calendar 2019

Get your 2019 healing arts calendar!

The 2019 Bradley Hospital healing arts calendars will be available on November 19, 2018. With a donation of $25.00 or more you will receive a FREE gift of this beautifully designed art therapy calendar. The calendar includes artwork from talented patients across the various Bradley Hospital in-patient and partial hospitalization programs.

Bradley Hospital’s Healing Arts Program provides creative and therapeutic activities that improve and enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the patients. The healing arts program offers a wide variety of visual art projects, performance arts, and musical programs to help children and adolescents.

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Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour training course spread over two days (December 3 and 4, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) designed to give members of the public key skills to help an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Click here to learn more and find out about upcoming sessions.

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