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.
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.
Learn how to THRIVE with MHA by integrating these tools into your daily life. At MHA, we share effective strategies to help individuals thrive during challenging situations. Now more than ever, we believe that these simple tools can have a powerful impact on your emotional wellness and help you build resilience going forward.
We've created an acronym to help you remember the tools to THRIVE:
On May 11th 2011, MHA began a partnership with the Department of Social Services to operate the Single Homeless Assessment Center (SHAC). In honor of the program’s 10th anniversary, we spoke with members of the SHAC team, including staff from MHA, the Department of Social Services and Volunteers of America. Hear from them in their own words as they share more about what makes this program special and how the work that they do is vital for the wellbeing of our community.
Patrice Monaghan, Director of Single Homeless Assessment Center (SHAC), MHA Westchester