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Causes: Mental Health, Mental Health Associations

Mission: Treatment for persons with mental illnesses. The mission of the mental health association is to create communities that are dedicated to mental health through the full participation of all persons. To achieve its mission, the mental health association sponsors a variety of educational, advocacy and service programs, including mental health education, rehabilitation, residential services, family and youth support services, and therapeutic foster care. The mental health association is one of 340 chapters affiliated with the national mental health association and the mental health association new york state. Funding for programs and services is provided by the counties of ulster, delaware, chenango, and broome mental health services.

Programs: Dss foster care/hcbw-administered through our habour and waiver programs. Provides service and treatment programs for children with serious emotional, behavioral, and social disabilities. Some case are at imminent risk of hospitalization. Families of these children are aided by program services. Approximately 160 persons served.

community support services-provides assistance to persons affected with chronic mental illnesses to live successfully in the community & and to provide support to their families. Approximately 1,250 persons 14served.

residential services- provides a supportive place to live in which individuals recovering from mental illness will be encouraged to achieve their self-defined potential. A multi step housing program encourages greater skill development and independence. Approximately 103 persons served.

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