24 hr crisis intervention information and referrals
(800) 832-1200
calling outside of Orange County
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Mission Statement: Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. (MHA) seeks to promote the positive mental health and emotional well-being of Orange County residents, working towards reducing the stigma of mental illness, developmental disabilities, and providing support to victims of sexual assault and other crimes. In partnership with service recipients, families, volunteers and the community, MHA strives to fulfill its mission through culturally competent advocacy, direct services, public education, and responsiveness in times of community emergency.

The MHA family shares a system of values and behaviors that recognizes and respects the presence and contributions of all diverse groups.  We believe that every person is to be treated with dignity, respect, compassion and acceptance.

*MHA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE*Please show support for the Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc..

Please join AMOC for

DECEMBER 16, 2017
>>>>>>>>1 pm-3pm




An environment of social equity and respect builds strong public and private entities where individuals
can thrive. More info


Networking Group
 for Parents of
individuals with

Meet with other parents
to share information, experiences, ideas and to provide mutual support.
More info


We are the very special brothers and sisters of
individuals with developmental disabilities
More Info>>>>

A Community of DifferenceTM:
Anti-Bias and Discrimination Training

December 14 , 2017
AM Session: 8:30AM - 12:00PM -or- PM Session: 1:00PM - 4:30PM

Presented by the Anti-Defamation League, A COMMUNITY OF DIFFERENCE™ offers social service workers, law enforcement, civic leaders, and staffs of community organizations skills and strategies to work together more effectively in addressing anti-Semitism, racism, and all forms of discrimination.

Fire Training Center
9 Training Center Lane, New Hampton

Registration info and flyer

First Jobs Can Be Life-Changing

Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc.

Cordially Invites You to the

Youth Employment Luncheon

December 20, 2017     11am-2pm

Guest Speaker – Anne Marie Freitas
Program Coordinator for Voices for United for Change

This workshop is targeting employers who are seeking to engage youth in work experiences

Chamber of Commerce, Larkin Room
30 Scott’s Corners
Suite 101
Montgomery, NY 12549

Please R.S.V.P.
by December 15th to Lisa Hill
at or call (845) 549-3663

For information, directions or if you need special accommodations,
please contact Lisa Hill

Sponsored by the Local Business Advisory Council (LBAC)

Supportive Employment



Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc.
Annual Recognition of MHA’s Members, Supporters and Volunteers and Mental Health Association Annual Meeting

Middletown Elks Lodge #1097
48-62 Prospect Street
Middletown, NY

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Annual Meeting followed by
Community Service Award and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony / Reception
Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments served

Be A Helpline Volunteer

Helpline training this month, help individuals in the
community from the comfort of your own home.

Contact Wendy Leccese 342-2400 Ext. 1228 for details.
More Info

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler is
proud to have taken the It’s On Us pledge:

  • To RECOGNIZE that non-consensual sex is sexual assault.
  • To IDENTIFY situations in which sexual assault may occur.
  • To INTERVENE in situations where consent has not or cannot be given.
  • To CREATE an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and
    survivors are supported.

Download an It’s On Us poster for display in your office, business, dorm, etc.

Led by Veterans for Veterans &
Members of the Armed Forces


Meetings throughout Orange County
Exclusively for Veterans & Members of the Armed Forces
Regularly Scheduled Activities Based on Interests
Mentoring Opportunities Available
Training & Development Available

To speak with a veteran and learn more about Vet2Vet please contact:

Larry Neumann
@(845) 342-2400 Ext. 1237

We offer information and referrals to sexual assault victims so they will be able to make well informed choices in regard to their health, safety and successful prosecution of their case. We work to ensure every victim's rights. For more info click here

Family Support
Fall Newsletter

Public Announcement of
New Funding

Trauma in the
Wake of Tragedies
Helpful resources for children, adolescents and adults in
dealing with these terrorist attacks and tragic events

Neuhaus introduces
Orange County’s
“Friends Help Friends”
Smart phone suicide prevention app

“Individuals struggling with depression can obtain strength, enhance the quality of their lives and develop skills to achieve recovery.  There is a wide range of information and support available.” 

Mental Health Screening Tools

Home - To - Stay
A supportive
housing program for
individuals diagnosed
with a mental illness

Sponsored by Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc., Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. and support from National Alliance for Mental Illness in the County of Orange.
More Info

LBAC is comprised of local business owners, mental health service providers, and individuals diagnosed as having mental illness.

Identifies the need of employers
related to the hiring and
employment of individuals
with mental illness.


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