Nesivos, a Lakewood organization that specializes in helping people struggling with mental health, held a marathon in Lakewood today, to spread awareness about mental health.
The Marathon named “Mind-Your-Mind” took off this afternoon from North Lake park with hundreds of runners who raised funds for the organization.
The run went 13.1 miles around Lakewood. Some roads were closed during the run.
Nesivos of Lakewood, NJ was created to provide a network of services for teens and families in crisis, utilizing a combination of trained professionals, mentors, and community support services. The goal of Nesivos is to provide a one-stop address for assessment and case management that will ensure that these teens and their families are directed in an efficient and streamlined manner to the necessary available help. Our ultimate goal is to provide them with an innovative and progress-oriented game plan that will create positive personal connections, acceptance, productive social interactions, and emotional support, which are crucial in any healing process.
The staff at Nesivos has been at the forefront and has set the gold standard when it comes to dealing with the rising and complex challenges our teens are confronted with today.