Treatment & Support
At The Mental Health Association of Westchester, we offer an array of specialized services to help individuals achieve their goals. From outpatient clinic services and services at community locations to family and peer support to Planned Respite and more, contact us to see how we can best assist you.
Referrals are through the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health at 914-345-5900 ext. 7520. For more information, please contact Paula Stephenson at 914-347-4290, ext. 7535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Care Management services, uniquely tailored to meet the comprehensive needs of each individual, help people become - and remain - healthy while avoiding hospitalization. Care Managers help individuals obtain the services they need, which may include seeing medical specialists, successfully transitioning from an inpatient hospital admission to another setting, and obtaining social supports such as housing. Additional services may include family support and referral to community and social support services.
For more information, please contact Michael Went at 914-345-5900, ext. 7550 or email@example.com.
Our Mobile Mental Health team provides treatment and care management services in the home or other community location for high-risk children between the ages of five and 18 who have behavioral health conditions and have had difficulty benefiting from traditional behavioral health treatments in a clinic setting. Additionally, our Home and Community Based Services Waiver and Intensive Care Management programs provide community-based care coordination services for children ages five to 17 who have behavioral health issues that have led to psychiatric hospitalization or have put the child at risk for an out-of-home placement. Our individualized recovery-oriented services and multi-disciplinary collaborations help children and families obtain needed services and supports.
Referrals for these services are made through Westchester County Children's Single Point of Access process. To make a referral, please download and submit the Universal Referral Form.
For more information, please contact Deirdre Sferrazza at 914-345-5900, ext. 7519 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are proud to offer one-on-one care, family and peer support groups, advocacy, respite and parent education for families who participate in MHA programs and who have a child who has been diagnosed with a behavioral health condition or behavioral challenge.
For more information, please contact Ruthanne Becker at 914-345-5900, ext. 7510 or email@example.com.
For more information, please contact Dr. Stephen Smith at 914-345-0700, ext. 7727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) are a new set of recovery-oriented services available to HARP eligible and approved individuals. HCBS services include Empowerment Services-Peer Support, Vocational Services, Educational Services, as well as Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST), Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR), Habilitation, and Family Support and Training. Our full staff are available to meet the needs of each individual’s goals towards recovery.
HARP eligible individuals include those who are 21 years or older, are insured by Medicaid managed care, are enrolled in a Health Home and have a Care Manager.
For more information or to request HCBS services, please contact Kathleen Bonistall at 914-345-5900 ext. 7615 or email@example.com
Following a hospital stay for the treatment of a behavioral health or substance abuse condition, members of the Beacon Health Plan may benefit from our Home Based Therapy program, which provides post-discharge assessments in the individual’s home or in a community setting. Home Based Therapy also helps individuals assure that plans for follow-up appointments are realistic, confirms that prescriptions for medications have been filled and helps develop plans to prevent and manage potential future crises.
For more information, please contact Patrice Monaghan at 914-666-4646, ext. 7524 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Nuestro Futuro es un programa bilingüe y bicultural que ofrece tratamiento de salud mental a niños mayores de cinco años, adolescentes y adultos en Español.
Libre acceso diariamente en Mount Kisco y White Plains. Lunes a Viernes: Las horas de operación varían dependiendo la localidad.
Para información: 914-265-7350
Through our home-based Partners in Parenting treatment program, we are able to serve parents who have behavioral health conditions and who have had difficulty utilizing traditional clinic-based treatments. Our recovery-oriented services can help parents create brighter futures by improving decision making and parenting skills, maintaining custody of their children, reducing risk of hospitalization, developing stronger social networks and working toward employment or educational goals.
For more information, please contact Patrice Monaghan at 914-666-4646, ext. 7524 or email@example.com.
For more information, please contact Maria Diaz at 914-564-3749 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHAC offers the support of therapists and licensed mental health professionals who provide a full range of shelter-based services to individuals who are homeless and who are temporarily housed through the Department of Social Services. Comprehensive mental health and substance use assessments are completed in order to refer individuals to services that can help improve their daily functioning, obtain employment and housing, go to school, develop a healthy social support network, improve their interpersonal relations and decrease the need for hospitalizations.
For more information, please contact Patrice Monaghan at 914-265-7524 or email@example.com
Each person experiences the loss of a loved one to suicide in their own way. MHA offers individual support to assist with the unique challenges of healing after the loss of a loved one to suicide. Connections to community support groups and psychotherapy are available if desired. Compassionate connection and concrete assistance is offered at no charge by our trained Suicide Bereavement Support Specialist who has experienced the death of a loved one to suicide.
For more information, please contact Shari Applebaum at 914-345-5900, ext. 7705 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact Jeremy Reuling at 914-949-1212, ext. 7107 or email@example.com
We offer individual, group, family and medication services for individuals of all ages – and for a full range of behavioral health conditions. Our licensed behavioral health professionals – including social workers, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists – provide the utmost quality of care through person-centered, recovery-focused services. Treatment decisions, which are made collaboratively between an individual and their therapist, may be enhanced through additional work with trained peer specialists.
We are also proud to offer Telehealth, a groundbreaking new behavioral health service that enables clients to meet with our psychiatrists via two-way, real-time interactive audio and video equipment. Our Telehealth stations are located in our White Plains, Yonkers and Mount Kisco clinics and offer improved access to care for clients who are in crisis situations and those who engage in our clinical walk-in services.
To schedule an appointment at a convenient location, please call our Central Intake Scheduler at 914-345-0700, ext. 7350. Contact us for information or to make a referral. Referring providers: please use our Referral Form.
Our walk-in services, which do not require an appointment or previous history as an MHA client, benefit individuals who need support in the moment. Walk-in services are generally available Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in the following locations:
Mt. Kisco: 344 Main Street, Suite 301, 914-666-4646
White Plains: 300 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 201, 914-345-0700
Although no appointment is needed, please phone ahead if possible
The Westchester Recovery Network-Intensive (WRN-I)* is a mobile support service provided by peer professionals to assist individuals who are currently in the hospital or have had a recent hospitalization for a behavioral health condition. We recognize that everyone has their own unique recovery journey and WRN-I views relapses and hospital re-admissions as bumps in the road. WRN-I empowers people to move forward on their path, collaborating with them to honor their inherent strength and resilience.
The Westchester Recovery Network (WRN)** offers peer outreach and support for adults who have experienced behavioral health conditions and wish to decrease dependence on the behavioral health system while developing greater self-reliance and a more fully integrated life in the community. Operated by peer professionals, WRN is made up of Recovery Specialists who have lived experience. They help individuals discover or rediscover their passions in life and establish connections with others, helping to further self-development and economic self-sufficiency.
For more information, please contact Dwayne Mayes, Director for the Recovery Network and Peer Training, at 914-347-4290, ext. 7594 or firstname.lastname@example.org
* The current Westchester Recovery Network-Intensive was formerly known as the Westchester Recovery Network
** The current Westchester Recovery Network was formerly known as the Northern Westchester Recovery Network