Honorable Mary F. Foster Named President of MHA Board of Directors
MHA is pleased to announce the recent appointment of the Honorable Mary F. Foster, CPA, retired partner from Deloitte, and former Mayor of Peekskill, to the role of President of its Board of Directors. A long-time, dedicated member of the MHA Board of Directors since 1992, Foster has held a number of positions on the Executive Committee, including Treasurer and Vice President, as well as President of the Board in 2005 and 2006.
MHA Named a "Best Place to Work" in Westchester
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.
Court Appointed Special Advocates Program Expands Services to Putnam County
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.
MHA Featured in Behavioral Health News
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.
Men's Mental Health: Part 2
We know that many men find it difficult to open up about their mental health, due to societal expectations and stigma. We also know that there are unique cultural factors that can compound these existing barriers. Our panel for Part 2 of Men’s Mental Health discussed these cultural influences through the lens of race, ethnicity and religion.
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