May is Mental Health Awareness Month. What do you do to stay mentally strong?

“I pray and I exercise. I also treat people the way that I would want for them to treat me. We shouldn’t lose sight of that.”

Barnita Huzzy,

“I pray and I exercise. I also treat people the way that I would want for them to treat me. We shouldn’t lose sight of that.”

Barnita Huzzy,

1300 block of South 15th Street

“I like word finds and crossword puzzles. Lately, I’ve become interested in adult coloring books, too. I think having a support system and showing kindness are important as well.”

Roseann Thomas,

1900 block of South Warnock Street

“I don’t watch TV. I’m an inventor so I educate myself through other means. I also like to encourage others to have hope. That’s what fuels me.”

Ricardo Vasquez,

900 block of Federal Street

Interviews by Joseph Myers Photos by Tina Garceau

“I don’t watch TV. I’m an inventor so I educate myself through other means. I also like to encourage others to have hope. That’s what fuels me.”

Ricardo Vasquez
“I like word finds and crossword puzzles. Lately, I’ve become interested in adult coloring books, too. I think having a support system and showing kindness are important as well.”

Roseann Thomas