The Mental Health Association of Westchester is pleased to announce that Cindy Peterson-Dana, Director of our Peer and Recovery Support Services, was presented with the Presidents’ Award at last week’s New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services conference.
Throughout her career, Cindy has worked toward developing a person-centered system with services that promote a vision of robust recovery for everyone. She has passionately and practically focused on helping people integrate into the community to live rich and full lives
The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Nicholas Pirrotta, financial advisor at Clarfeld Financial Advisors LLC, to its Board of Directors.
“We are thrilled to welcome Nicholas to MHA, a strong member of the community and an invaluable asset for the Board,” said MHA CEO Dr. Amy Kohn. “As a lifelong resident of Westchester, Nicholas has a deep commitment to mental health services in the region, and we are proud to have him join us.”
Westchester native Samantha Levine, owner of Auburn Jewelry, is using her talent to help raise awareness for mental health with a new collection of hand-crafted pendants and cufflinks. Designed in memory of her dear friend Jeff Klein, who died by suicide in 2010, the thoughtful "j" design was also inspired by Project Semicolon, a national movement to spread hope and love to those with mental health issues.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) was pleased to open the doors of its recently renovated Mount Kisco clinic for a special community open house on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. The event, which welcomed fellow community organizations, highlighted the array of person-centered and trauma-informed services offered by the clinic.
On Tuesday, June 22nd, we celebrated the incredible men and women who devote their time as Court Appointed Special Advocates, Visit Hosts and Sterling Community Center volunteers with a special appreciation luncheon. Jimmy, who developed a long-lasting relationship with his CASA advocate while he was in foster care, so eloquently summed up the importance of our volunteer's service: "You and I are walking manifestations of how a little kindness can provide light in a dark place." Thank you to all of our volunteers - your commitment and care make all the difference in each life you touch!