Millet Wellness project nearing launch

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The Millet Mental Health and Wellness project is sort of able to launch.

After receiving COVID-19 Recovery Grant from Alberta Mental Health and Addictions, the Millet Mental Health and Wellness project, in cooperation with Millet Little PiPs is ready for the grant to be deposited.

“Once the cash is there, issues will occur in a short time,” stated Millet Town Coun. Vicki Pyle.

At the March 24 Millet Town Council common assembly, the Project was asking for the Town’s help in paying $170.10 for an internet site and e mail internet hosting service in addition to $50 for posters and printing.

In late 2020, Millet Little PIPS (Little People’s Indoor Play society) utilized for grant funding to handle the psychological well being disaster that has been a results of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Their objective is to assist assist these locally who could not have entry to counselling or programming attributable to monetary, or isolation boundaries. These providers will embody native programming in addition to sponsored counselling for adults inside the Millet area.

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“I consider this will probably be a beneficial program,” stated Coun. Mike Storey.

“This program goes to have great impression on our group,” stated Millet Mayor Tony Wadsworth. “Whether we admit it or not, every of us is struggling by way of some form of stress due to (COVID-19). This program will enable these Millet residents to entry counselling who’re out of labor or don’t have advantages.”

In truth, although this system is simply being funded for one yr, Wadsworth suspects this can be a program the residents of Millet will wish to preserve locally.

“Once this begins going, it’ll snowball,” stated Pyle, noting an internet site has been arrange at with extra info anticipated to be added quickly on how individuals can entry this system and the providers that will probably be offered.

Chief Administrative Officer Lisa Schoening really useful the cash being requested come from FCSS, so Council accepted the report for info.

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