For 75 years, our doors have remained open, delivering vital mental health care and life-changing services. This October, join us for MHA's 75th Anniversary as we celebrate the power and strength of our community.
Save the Date
October 14th, 2021
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Honoring Jeanette Fairhurst and RISE - Resilience is Essential (Regeneron Resource Group)
In Behavioral Health News’ Summer 2021 issue, MHA’s Vice President of External Affairs, Jenna Velez, LCSW, discusses the potential for post-traumatic growth in our lives, and how this concept can extend into our work places. Following the events of the past year, organizations have the opportunity create positive change for staff and foster a work environment that is responsive to trauma and encourages growth.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of former New York State Senator David Carlucci to its Board of Directors.
Our agency is closed on June 18th in recognition of Juneteenth. As we commemorate this day, we also encourage you to reflect on issues of racism, discrimination and injustice that are still present in our society and ways that we can do our part to eliminate racism in all forms.
See below for a list of resources and NY-based events to commemorate Juneteenth:
On Tuesday, May 18th, MHA's Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Östman, LCSW-R spoke at the New York State Legislative Hearing on Mental Health Crisis Services. The hearing explored New York’s current mental health crisis service delivery, examining the effectiveness of mental health crisis service models, and looked at other recommendations for policies and initiatives which should be considered when responding to mental health crises.