Project Semicolon envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported and inspired by a community that cares.
Project Semicolon provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Inspiration: We believe in the possibility of recovery, wellness and the potential in all of us.
Inclusion: We embrace diverse backgrounds, cultures and perspectives.
Empowerment: We promote confidence, self-efficacy and service to our mission.
Empathy: We practice respect, kindness and compassion.
Fairness: We fight for equity and justice.
Project Semicolon Fort Collins is the community’s voice on mental illness. We are a part of grass-roots, nonprofit, Project Semicolon Inc. Project Semicolon Fort Collins is led by Rita Varner who, After loosing her son to suicide, became an ally in the fight to save the lives of those with mental illness.
We have a threefold mission:
Support people with mental illnesses and their families by helping them find coping mechanisms for their daily struggle with brain disorders.
Educate people who have mental illness, their families, and the general public about mental illness with the goal of dispelling ignorance and stigma.
Advocate for more research and an improved system of mental health services in our community, as well as, across the nation.
At the heart of Project Semicolon Fort Collin’s mission is the sharing of information and striving to end the stigma associated with mental illness. To this end, we offer support groups, educational meetings, newsletters, and a number of classes on mental illness held at various locations throughout Larimer County.
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Mental Health Matters
Denver Arts Center
May 27, 2022, 2:38 pm
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Who We Are
Project Semicolon, is the nation’s most effective grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for people all over the world experiencing mental health.
What We Do
When you're experiencing a mental health problem, supportive and reliable information can change your life. That's what we do. We empower people to understand their condition and the choices available to cope with the symptoms of their mental illness.