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The Preventive Measures Foundation Shines Light on Mental Well-being in Reentry Simulation Program

Updated: Jan 24


The Preventive Measures Foundation Shines Light on Mental Well-being in Reentry Simulation Program


The Preventive Measures Foundation (TPMF) is proud to have hosted the Reentry Simulation Program, which took place on October 19th, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM, at the Public Hearing Room in Allentown, PA. This transformative event spotlights the critical role of mental well-being for individuals returning to society after incarceration. Reentry is a journey filled with challenges, and TPMF provides support and understanding to those navigating this path. According to a report by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 2 out of every 3 individuals returning to society after incarceration have a history of mental health challenges, emphasizing the pressing need for comprehensive support in the reentry process. Individuals returning to society often face significant mental health hurdles, accenting the urgency of comprehensive support.



Dwayne L. Jones, CEO of Preventive Measures, Inc., remarked, "Our commitment to reentry is rooted in the belief that every individual deserves a chance to rebuild their lives. Mental wellbeing is a cornerstone of this process, and our program aims to shed light on its importance." The event was co-hosted by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which added, "We recognize the significance of mental health in the reentry process. This program aligns with our commitment to criminal justice reform and creating a more inclusive society." Paula Gonzalez (MSW LSW), Executive Clinical Coordinator at Preventive Measures Foundation, shared her perspective, stating, "Empathy and mental well-being are key to successful reentry. Through our Reentry Simulation Program, we aim to foster understanding and compassion among participants."


TPMF and U.S Attorney's Office Reentry Team

The Preventive Measures Foundation Reentry Simulation Program offers participants an immersive experience, providing insights into the challenges faced by returning individuals. The event will include a discussion on the complexities of the criminal justice system and the critical role of mental well-being in the reentry journey. This initiative invites participants, community leaders, and organizations to join in the conversation and collectively work towards creating a more compassionate and supportive society.

For more information on future events, please visit thepmfoundation.org.




ABOUT THE PM FOUNDATION

The Preventive Measures Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization formed in September 2022 as the philanthropic extension of Preventive Measures, a trusted provider of mental health and supportive services for more than 13 years. Commonly known as The PM Foundation, it serves as a platform to improve the mental health of individuals and communities through services, education, and support. By supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to mental health care, the PM Foundation plays a vital role in addressing mental health challenges, promoting awareness, and ensuring that individuals have access to the resources they need to live fulfilling lives. For more information visit thepmfoundation.org


ABOUT PREVENTIVE MEASURES, INC.

Founded in 2008, Preventive Measures Inc is an outpatient mental & home health provider focused on improving the quality of life for thousands of individuals through Wellness Centers in Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, and Georgia, and a Home Health Care division in Pennsylvania. With its multidimensional structure, Preventive Measures, Inc leads with a proactive approach to holistic health with PM NOW, a comprehensive mobile application providing tools and access to promote wellness, Senoj Technology, bridging the gap between healthcare and technology solutions and the PM Foundation dedicated to philanthropic efforts, community fundraising and collaborative alliances. For more information visit preventivemeasuresinc.com

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