Free local event to focus on mental wellness

Logo for the "Hope Not Dope" event in Paisley. (Submitted by Nadine Wells, Hope Not Dope organizer)

A free community event focusing on mental wellness is being held on Saturday in Paisley.

The “Hope Not Dope” event will take place at the Paisley Fairgrounds Palace all afternoon, starting with inspirational speaker Joe Roberts at 1 p.m. The afternoon will also feature a BBQ and family events from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The event will also have live music and is being described as a Family Fun Day, with lessons on building resiliency and how to foster inspiration into long-term success, as well as being more in tune with your personal mental health.

For more information contact Ron and Nadine Wells at 519-366-2669.