Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Serving the Needs of Our Communities

The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties is dedicated to being a progressive, collaborative organization that promotes wellness and recovery from mental illness and chemical dependency across the life span through high quality, effective programs, services, and education.

   
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Our Vision...
MHA
will be the leading community resource for individuals with mental illness in the focus areas of residential, peer support, advocacy and education. The agency will offer community support to children and adults providing them with a safe, supportive foundation towards building independence and promoting recovery across all situations.

Our Values...

  1. We will hold ourselves accountable to our consumers, community and employees, by our commitments, providing services and striving for the highest quality.

  2. MHA will provide an environment in which good mental health and recovery is nurtured and where mental ill health and addictions are managed well, so individuals may recover and live their lives on their own terms in the community.

  3. MHA is committed to working together to eliminate the stigma attached to mental illness through empathetic programs and education.

  4. MHA will provide all people suffering from mental health symptoms and/or addictions the opportunity for recovery without prejudice and discrimination.

  5. MHA will be a recognized leader in the provision of care and services for people diagnosed with mental illness and/or chemical dependency for children participating in its after school programs/daycare center.

 
   
Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots


The Spirit Committee has once again decided to help collect gifts for the Toys For Tots project. We are asking that all staff of the Mental Health Association help us out.

Donation boxes are available at:
307-309 Meadow Street, Johnstown, NY
and
11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam, NY.

We will be collecting toys from November 1-December 5.
We will be making a delivery to Toys for Tots on December 10, 2014.
Should you have any questions, please contact Linda Szurek, at 518-763-5332, Ext 101.

For more locations for other drop-off centers in your area,
please go to
:
http://mayfield-ny.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx
Wanted

The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties (MHA) is currently looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers to serve on their Board of Directors. All applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply. MHA is especially interested in individuals from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise, such as business, law enforcement, and fundraising.
Download more information here

The 2nd Annual MHA Scholarships were awarded to two Fonda-Fultonville High School seniors at our Annual Dinner on May 29, 2014. Lindsay Therrien and Jeananna Warner each received $500 for college related expenses. The aim of the scholarship is to encourage the education of young adults to assist in the prevention and treatment of mental illness, the promotion of mental health, and the empowerment of adults, children, and families whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Both of these young ladies possess the commitment, desire, and compassion to make a difference. Please look for the MHA High School Scholarship Application form in January, 2015.


 
 
 

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Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Janine Dykeman, Executive Director
307-309 Meadow Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: (518) 762-5332
Fax: (518) 762-6823
E-Mail: info@mhafm.org

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