Please join us for a riveting evening as we welcome authors Nyna Giles and Eve Claxton as they tell the powerful story of Nyna's mother, Carolyn Scott Reybold.
At 29 years old, Westchester native Nyna was in line at the supermarket when she looked down and saw the headline: ‘Former Bridesmaid of Princess Grace Lives in Homeless Shelter’. Nyna was stunned; her family’s private ordeal was front page news.
Join us for Living Proof, a multi-art, eye-opening evening of energizing performances on Saturday, March 10, 2018!
An evening of expressive arts, Living Proof will feature individuals sharing their own personal and inspiring stories of resilience, recovery and mental health challenges. Living Proof will showcase authentic slices of life from people who are finding ways to rise above their darkest moments and live life with confidence, meaning and purpose.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is pleased to name Dr. Barbara Bernstein to the newly created position of Chief Planning Officer.
Dr. Bernstein has been a long-time member of the MHA family, providing valued expertise and leadership of agency-wide initiatives, initiation of innovative practices, and development of the critical area of staff and professional development. She has brought a specific focus on suicide awareness, prevention and postvention to our extended community.
In an effort to enhance the safety and well-being of children in Westchester County, The Mental Health Association of Westchester offers several services to support these children. Our Court Appointed Special Advocate and Host Visitation volunteer opportunities prepare individuals to help children in foster care or at risk of placement. Read more below, and apply for the upcoming trainings today!
The application period is now open for MHA's upcoming Peer Specialist Training! Peer Support is a vital part of a person's recovery, and as a Peer Specialist, you will be equipped with tools to help others on their journeys. Beginning on March 19, 2018 and meeting twice per week for 14 weeks, the course prepares and supports students interested in pursuing the New York State's Peer Specialist Certification. An internship of 100 hours follows completion of the course. For more information or to apply, please contact Bob Litwak at (914) 345-5900, ext. 7105.