"Mental Health Association of Westchester marks 70 years"

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.

Founded in 1946 primarily to meet the needs of returning World War II veterans, the organization offers an array of services for individuals with mental health conditions, from treatment options to housing assistance, with each service guided by a simple idea: recovery is possible.

“We know this to be true because we see it all the time and that really guides us,” Kohn said. That approach is in contrast to other organizations, which see mental health problems “through the lens of chronic illness,” she said.

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