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Bring Holiday Cheer to People with Mental Health Issues

Please join us by participating in the MHA Holiday gift giving program.  We are once again collecting new, unwrapped gifts to be distributed during the holiday season, to people of all ages in our community-based programs and MHA residences in Ulster County. Please click here to donate by credit card.  You can designate what program the…

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November
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Matters Helping All Parents – Suicide Prevention

Thanks to the leadership of Ulster County Executive Mike Hein the Ulster County SPEAK Ap is available on iTunes and Google play. This is a smart phone app that helps users identify the warning signs of suicide and gives them options to get help.  This is yet another tool to raise awareness and help prevent suicide…

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November
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ACES Program

College can be stressful. You can easily become overwhelmed juggling school, work, friends and family, all while trying to figure out what you want to be in life. Having that one teacher or other professional on campus as a guiding source of emotional support, can be a lifesaver. MHA’s ACES program, sponsored in part by…

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14
November
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Introspective Program

Art can be a powerful tool for sustaining mental health. It can help someone express themselves, explore their emotions, manage addictions and improve self esteem. MHA’s introspective program provides individuals with expertise in areas of interest such as art and music. Classes take place at the Clifford beers center and out in the community, such…

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13
November
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Compeer – Volunteers Needed

Loneliness and isolation is what many people experience while living with mental illness. Having the support of a friend can help improve feeling understood, cared about, and can even increase self-esteem! MHA’s compeer service provides adults with one to one supportive friendships. The premise to the Compeer Program is that friendships builds self-esteem and improves…

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12
November
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Ellen Pendegar on Suicide Prevention

MHA's CEO, Ellen Pendegar was recently interviewed by Hadley on NotDefEATed.net for their Mind Matters Matters Podcast.  Their topic is suicide prevention.  A good listen. #mymentalhealth https://www.notdefeated.net/ellen-pendegar-suicide-prevention

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November
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Veterans Day

This Veterans Day we are reminded to thank all who have served.  Mental health is important to all and there are services available to those who have served us. Veteran mental health services are essential in order to help our returning vets recover from their combat experiences and mental health issues related to their military…

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