Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
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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...
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.


May is Mental Health Month
"Walk the Walk" for Your Mental Health

The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties invites community members to help “Kick Off” National Mental Health Month by participating in the Annual MHA Walk on Friday, May 8th, 2015.

Participants will meet at 7:30am at the MHA office at 11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam where walkers will take the shuttle to Amsterdam City Hall. To begin our walk, we will follow Guy Park Avenue to Guy Street to Division Street to the Masonic Temple at 34 Division Street (behind the MHA office at 11 Mohawk Place), where a complimentary breakfast for all walkers will follow.

Please call 842-3717 to register by April 30th

The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties is awarding two individual scholarships for college related expenses in the amount of $500.00 to seniors, who are New York State resident; attending high school in Fulton or Montgomery Counties on a full-time basis, and will be entering a two year or four year college in the fall, majoring in a mental health-related field to prepare for a career in mental health. The scholarship winner from each Fulton and Montgomery County will be recognized at the MHA Annual Dinner on May 28, 2015.
If you are interested in submitting an application for our scholarship, applications are available at our office at 307-309 Meadow Street, Johnstown, NY 12095 or you can download an application here. Please submit all completed scholarship applications to: Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties, 307-309 Meadow Street, Johnstown, New York 12095. All applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2015

For additional information please call 518-762-5332 ext 100.

MHA Announces its newest service, Peer Residential Services.

This new service is being offered to assist individuals who are transitioning in and out of the various levels of residential services at MHA, so they may begin or continue their wellness and recovery with the support of a peer. Gary Lampkin, our Residential Peer Specialist, will be involved with our Consumer Advisory Board as well as other MHA peer-related services. For more information about our Peer Residential Services, please contact Gary Lampkin at our Amsterdam office at 518-842-3717 or by email  

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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

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