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2 12 Bassett Street Providence, Rhode Island

3 A Port in the Storm A place where Rhode Islanders recovering from mental illness can rebuild their lives 2

4 An independent Clubhouse A place for Community Understanding Confidence Productive employment 3

5 Certified by the International Center for Clubhouse Development More than 400 Clubhouse worldwide 32 Clubhouses in Massachusetts A proven ICCD model Success since

6 Facts about Mental Illness 1 in 4 adults in a given year will suffer 1 in 17 has a serious mental illness Mental Illness is treatable Inadequate resources available 5

7 Financial Impact Annual economic indirect cost: $79 Billion Annual loss of productivity: $63 Billion 6

8 Cost of Treatment 7

9 Harbor House Features Membership is free Membership is for life Members are guaranteed: the right to a place to come. the right to meaningful work. the right to meaningful relationships. the right to a place to return. 8

10 The Role of Work The Work-ordered Day Members operate Harbor House Units such as Food Service, Business, Marketing, Maintenance keep the Clubhouse functioning Transitional Employment Independent Employment Massachusetts Clubhouse Members earned $14 million in wages in

11 The Recovery Model Works Better employment Cost effective Improved member well-being 10

12 Help Harbor House succeed Make a contribution Pledge on-going financial support Offer Harbor House Members employment Help Raise awareness and funds Support Harbor House activities and fundraisers 11PowerPoint created by Dean, Harbor House Member

13 Final Word Paul, a Providence resident, was a member of Thresholds Clubhouse In NC. Paul, and over 50,000 Rhode Islanders who suffer from a mental illness each year can benefit from Harbor House. Harbor House needs your support. Go to slide one-> 12 PowerPoint created by Dean, Harbor House Member


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