Around the House: health

By Joe Shaffer
A newly formed running group made up of members and staff Fountain House teamed up with the Genesis Club in Worcester, Mass. for the 44th Annual Falmouth Road Race. Team Genesis of Genesis Club, a fellow training base for Clubhouse International, has...
By Amy Klein
My story began in my late teens, when I became seriously depressed.  I moved into a psychiatric residence in the East Village and attended a day-hospital program or five long years.  Then I joined Fountain House, which alleviated my depression and enabled me to regain my self-respect....
Members and staff share how fitness, nutrition, and healthy habits have become part of the Fountain House culture.AlanSince joining Fountain House I have been much more aware of the physical aspects of life such as exercising in the state of the art gym on the fifth floor above the Wellness Center...
By Howard Owens, MD
A recent study documents a dramatic decrease in the most serious complications of diabetes.The 4-17-14 edition of the New York Times reports a recently published long-term study of trends in the treatment of diabetes, which brings encouraging news to those who are undergoing treatment for this...
Article author Judy MeibachObesity has been an issue for me for most of my life.  Unfortunately, I have not taken my weight and my health as seriously as I should, and that has caused a change in the quality of my life. I’ve been encouraged by many people at Fountain House to partake in...
Breathe Free helps the Fountain House community ground that cigarette out for good!Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released new data that show one of every three adults with mental illness smokes,...

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