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Mental Health Association Of Rochester-Monroe County Incorporat

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment

Mission: The mental health association promotes lasting mental wellness through a spectrum of culturally competent programs and services. We help people find the tools and resources that they need to achieve and maintain mental wellness. For over 70 years, we have promoted mental wellness in our community through educational programming, referral to needed services and individualized support and assistance to those in greater need. All of our programs focus on increasing each persons ability to take care of him/herself as they move back and forth along the continuum of mental wellness. We want people to leave the mental health association knowing how to recognize when they need help and the know-how to follow the steps to get it. (per mha website)

Programs: Family support services - staffed by parents of a child with emotional or behavioral challenges, this program provides support groups, respite services, advocacy and mentoring.

transitional coaching -serves adults with mental illnesses that live in the community and who have limited capacity to ensure their basic needs are met. Common basic needs that clients present with include loss of income, government benefits, eviction and homelessness. Peer coaches offer one on one assistance to individuals providing them with appropriate information and support allowing them to make informed decisions and choices that improve their lives.

wyoming county -one-to-one support is provided to help individuals to explore their options, connect with community resources and resolve issues relating to their living arrangements, educational or work goals and personal relationships. Staff who provide this service have experienced similar issues.

other mental health related programs

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Scott42

Client Served

Rating: 5

For many years, the MHA provided me and many others with excellent opportunities to improve my art, social, and workplace skills. Their support has helped me work my way up to writing four hours a day.