Serious mental illness affects more than 23 million people in the United States each year. The stigma, rejection, and isolation that accompany mental illness are often as damaging and debilitating as the illness itself.
Fountain House Bronx reduces the devastating impact of mental illness. Every day, members choose to come to Fountain House Bronx to learn new skills, access opportunities, and form friendships. As partners, members and staff operate our programs and perform all the functions that keep our community going. Our activities and programs are designed to provide opportunities and, at the same time, produce the desire and confidence to pursue them. Working together, we create a culture that transforms lives.
Established in 2013, Fountain House Bronx is an affiliate of Fountain House, a worldwide leader in mental health recovery. The Bronx location expands Fountain House’s innovative working community and advances its vision to improve the lives of people with mental illness everywhere.