MHA remains a leader in delivering services based on collaborative decision making and respect for choice.
Two recently published articles reflect how the needle is moving with respect to the field’s response to psychosis and other mental health conditions:
Dr. Amy Kohn, CEO of The Mental Health Association of Westchester, was presented with The Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies' Legacy Leadership Award at its annual reception on Tuesday, September 20th.
Held at Pfizer World Headquarters, The Coalition’s event honored four leaders of New York’s behavioral health community for their strong commitment to improving the lives of people living with behavioral health issues, as well as for their service to the sector.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester is pleased to announce that Cindy Peterson-Dana, Director of our Peer and Recovery Support Services, was presented with the Presidents’ Award at last week’s New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services conference.
Throughout her career, Cindy has worked toward developing a person-centered system with services that promote a vision of robust recovery for everyone. She has passionately and practically focused on helping people integrate into the community to live rich and full lives
The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Nicholas Pirrotta, financial advisor at Clarfeld Financial Advisors LLC, to its Board of Directors.
“We are thrilled to welcome Nicholas to MHA, a strong member of the community and an invaluable asset for the Board,” said MHA CEO Dr. Amy Kohn. “As a lifelong resident of Westchester, Nicholas has a deep commitment to mental health services in the region, and we are proud to have him join us.”
Westchester native Samantha Levine, owner of Auburn Jewelry, is using her talent to help raise awareness for mental health with a new collection of hand-crafted pendants and cufflinks. Designed in memory of her dear friend Jeff Klein, who died by suicide in 2010, the thoughtful "j" design was also inspired by Project Semicolon, a national movement to spread hope and love to those with mental health issues.