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Sunrise Rotary Club Features Speaker on Mental Illness

The Sunrise Rotary Club will hold its next meeting at 7:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 3, at the Holiday Inn Windward Passage Hotel. The featured speaker will be Arlene Monaghan, who has been a strong advocate for people with serious mental illnesses and their families since 1984.
She was a charter member of Family Support Network later known as the Virgin Islands Alliance for the Mentally Ill and now a Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). With a venture grant from the United Way, she started Clear Blue Sky and opened a clubhouse to provide a place for adults with serious mental illnesses to socialize and to learn the life skills necessary to live in the community. Monaghan recently opened Karen's House, the first assisted living home that serves as halfway house for six adults.

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The Sunrise Rotary Club will hold its next meeting at 7:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 3, at the Holiday Inn Windward Passage Hotel. The featured speaker will be Arlene Monaghan, who has been a strong advocate for people with serious mental illnesses and their families since 1984.
She was a charter member of Family Support Network later known as the Virgin Islands Alliance for the Mentally Ill and now a Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). With a venture grant from the United Way, she started Clear Blue Sky and opened a clubhouse to provide a place for adults with serious mental illnesses to socialize and to learn the life skills necessary to live in the community. Monaghan recently opened Karen's House, the first assisted living home that serves as halfway house for six adults.