Mental Health

Clubhouses Offer Extra Mental Health Support During Holidays

SAN ANTONIO — It’s a place where people living with mental illnesses can connect, make friends, and even find employment — we’re talking about Clubhouses.

There are more than 300 local Clubhouses in 30 countries around the world.

We know during the holiday season it’s stressful for just about everybody, but for people living with mental illness, feelings of anxiety and depression, that feeling can be amplified. That’s why places like the Clubhouse in San Antonio, Austin, and across the country, offer that extra level of support.

“We prepare the tables for lunchtime,” said David Pena.

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