At MHA, we believe that a safe, loving and permanent home is every child's right. Assigned by a Family Court Judge, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are trained community volunteers who monitor and report on the physical health, behavioral health and education needs of children who are in foster care or at risk for foster care.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester embraces open conversation about the serious problems of bullying, sexual assault and risk of suicide. Like other advocates and mental health experts, we are concerned about the messages that youth may take away from the Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why. The attention generated by the show offers an important opportunity to talk frankly about difficult challenges faced by children, adolescents and young adults. It is an opportunity that should not be missed.
New Fund Created In Honor Of Yvonne Tropp, Lifelong Mamaroneck Resident and Dedicated Children’s Welfare Volunteer
The Mental Health Association of Westchester is pleased to announce the recent creation of a fund honoring Yvonne Tropp, a long-serving volunteer and Board Member of the agency.
We are pleased to share a recent article from the Westchester County Business Journal about our work. Read a sneak peek below...
During the course of its more than 70-year history, the Mental Health Association of Westchester Inc. has undergone a number of changes. But one thing that has remained is the organization’s reliance on a single mantra
“If not us, then who?” asked Amy Kohn, CEO of the Tarrytown-based nonprofit.
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. Ms. Ostman will take over the role from Dr. Amy Kohn, who will retire in June after leading the mental health agency through a decade of innovation, expansion and collaboration.