Bexar County Department
In honor of World Mental Health Day (October 10th), we are seeking messages of hope and inspiration to compile into a “Book of Hope” that will be distributed electronically and in hardcopy form. Please share short quotes, messages, or stories that bring you inspiration or hope. We are looking for brief messages; two sentences or less.
The deadline for submissions is Friday September 11th.
*Please indicate how you would like to be identified (anonymous, first name, initials, age/gender, etc).
See below for examples.*
Click on this link to submit your message of hope!
Thank you in advance for your support in creating a narrative of hope around mental health!
“Sometimes we are taken into troubled waters not to drown but to be cleansed”
-Author unknown, submitted by 38 year old male
“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending”
-Author C.S. Lewis, submitted by M.C
“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness”
-Author Desmond Tutu, submitted by NAMI member
“I see stars as small reminders from the universe that even dark times show specks of light when you really pay attention.”
Author Jennae Cecelia, submitted by Jessica S
“I hope there are days where you fall in love with being alive.”
-Author unknown, submitted by Anonymous
Hearing testimonials from specialty court graduates who made life-changing decisions and took life-changing action gives me hope that recovery and healing are possible.
“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness”
We look forward to your participation.
Bexar County Department of Behavioral Health