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Even with appropriate therapy and psychotropic drugs, individuals with severe and persistent mental illness often have reduced longevity and quality of life due to smoking, obesity, hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This program will enroll adults with mental illness in community wellness activities such as exercise and dance classes, weight loss programs, and smoking cessation. In SHAPE has been a successful pilot program in Keene, NH and will now offer these services to more than 300 individuals in the surrounding 35 towns.

Project Director/Key Contact:

Kenneth Jue
Executive Director
64 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: (603) 357-6878

Local Funder(s):
  • Hoffman Family Foundation
  • Monadock Community Foundation
  • NH Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center
  • Cogswell Benevolent Trust
  • Endowment for Health
  • NH Charitable Foundation

Grant Recipient: Monadnock Family Services

Grant Amount: $415,000

Grant Period: 7/1/2004 - 6/30/2008

Grant Status: Closed

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