At MHA, we know that peer support can be an invaluable tool for recovery. Through our Peer Specialist Training program, we offer a path toward employment for people with lived experience of mental health conditions.
The Peer Specialist Training begins on March 2nd, 2022. Classes will take place on Zoom on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
MHA has been named a “Best Place to Work in Westchester” by 914INC. magazine and Best Companies Group. It is one of 17 companies in the region to receive this distinction, during the inaugural year of the initiative.
MHA is pleased to announce that its Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program has received approval from the National CASA/guardian ad litem Board of Trustees to expand services to Putnam County and serve more youth currently in, or at risk of placement in, the child welfare system.
Volunteers: A Critical Support for Families Involved in the Child Welfare System
In a recent issue of Behavioral Health News, Director of Children’s Advocacy Services, Michaele Mcilnay, Supervisor of the Host Visitation program, Randi Menchel, and one of MHA’s volunteers, Sheila Yossem share their perspectives on the integral role that volunteers play in supporting children and families involved in the child welfare system.
Thank you to everyone who helped us transform housing into home with our #HomeForTheHolidays campaign. Your generosity helped to create a home environment that supports resilience and recovery for the adults in our vital housing programs who have experienced homelessness due to domestic violence and who have entered MHA's transitional housing from the shelter system or a long-term inpatient hospitalization.
There's still time to help us empty our wish list – here’s how you can get started: