Welcome summer under the open sky as Get On Your Mat For Mental Health returns on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 5:30pm! Join The Mental Health Association of Westchester for an empowering and energetic community-driven mega-yoga event in Turnure Park in downtown White Plains. A “Best of Westchester” award-winner and named “one of the world’s most inspiring mega-yoga events” by well+GOOD, the event features mindfulness, meditation, movement and music – all for a good cause.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Ostman, MHA’s Chief Strategy Officer, to the position of Chief Executive Office effective June 5, 2017. Ostman will take over the role from Amy Kohn, who will retire in June after leading the mental health agency through a decade of innovation, expansion and collaboration.
The application period is now open for MHA's upcoming Peer Specialist Training! Peer Support is a vital part of a person's recovery, and as a Peer Specialist, you will be equipped with tools to help others on their journeys. Beginning on March 13, 2017 and meeting twice per week for 14 weeks, the course prepares and supports students interested in pursuing the New York State's Peer Specialist Certification. An internship of 100 hours follows completion of the course. For more information or to apply, please contact Bob Litwak at (914) 345-5900, ext. 7105.
In an effort to enhance the safety and well-being of children in Westchester County, The Mental Health Association of Westchester offers several services to support these children. Our Court Appointed Special Advocate and Host Visitation volunteer opportunities prepare individuals to help children in foster care or at risk of placement. Read more below, and apply for the upcoming trainings today!
The Mental Health Association of Westchester is pleased to announce that the Northern Westchester Recovery Network has an expanded service area, and is now positioned to provide peer services throughout the entire county. The program has been renamed Westchester Recovery Network (WRN) to reflect its expanded geographical reach.