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Portsmouth to Celebrate New ‘Wellness Week’ in March

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The town of Portsmouth will celebrate a new initiative called Wellness Week from March 1-7.

On Monday, the Portsmouth Town Council will discuss and vote on a proclamation to declare March 1-7 as Wellness Week.

According to the proclamation, the new Wellness Week will “promote personal wellness, healthy choices and the power of being you. The goal is to prevent the misuse of substances and to empower those affected by the disease of addiction.

“…By practicing wellness, self-care and healthy choices, we can equip ourselves and others with proper coping skills and stress management techniques to deal with life’s challenges substance-free…”

To celebrate Wellness Week, town residents are encouraged to wear purple and participate in special events, online webinars, and social media contests.

You can find out more in the proclamation below.

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