St. Luke’s Winged Ox Players Make Donation to Mental Health Association

St. Luke’s Winged Ox Players Make Donation to Mental Health Association

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County The Winged Ox Players of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown recently made a significant donation to the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA). Winged Ox Players is a theatre ministry of St. Luke’s, and their donation came from the proceeds of their production last […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Eat Smart Group at MHA Thursday Afternoons

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Healthy eating classes have been added to the many groups that meet regularly at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA). With a focus on nutrition and healthy living, the Eating Smart group meets weekly at 1 p.m. on Thursdays at the MHA, 31 Water […]

Busti Church of God Contributes to Mental Health Association

Busti Church of God Contributes to Mental Health Association

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Sometimes the right words can inspire positive action. Last November Pastor Roy Ferguson of the Busti Church of God gave a sermon about realizing the wealth and bounty that we have in this community, despite being economically disadvantaged. That sermon evolved into a fundraising drive that […]

“New Choices in Recovery” Educational Forum at Mental Health Association Friday, December 8

“New Choices in Recovery” Educational Forum at Mental Health Association Friday, December 8

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County If they know how to make use of the services available, Medicaid enrollees with mental health and substance use experiences can benefit from a variety of community-based programs. At 2 p.m. on Friday, December 8, the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) is hosting “New […]

Mental Health Association Outreach to the Spanish-Speaking Community

Mental Health Association Outreach to the Spanish-Speaking Community

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Thanks to the Spanish language skills of Luis Rosa, a Certified Peer Specialist trained in Recovery Coaching and a Certified Mental Health First Aid trainer, 74 Spanish-speaking participants got connected to resources during the last fiscal year of the Mental Health Association (MHA) in Chautauqua County. […]

JCC OTA Students Presenting Healthy Habits Wellness Fair at Mental Health Association

JCC OTA Students Presenting Healthy Habits Wellness Fair at Mental Health Association

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Jamestown Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program Senior Project Manager Mike Nordin and OTA student interns made a presentation at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County’s (MHA) recent recovery luncheon. Nordin spoke about their upcoming “Healthy Habits Wellness Fair” at the MHA on Wednesday, […]

Refuge Recovery Groups at St. Luke’s and MHA for People Dealing with Addictive Behavior

Refuge Recovery Groups at St. Luke’s and MHA for People Dealing with Addictive Behavior

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Refuge Recovery is a community of people dedicated to the practices of mindfulness, compassion, forgiveness, and generosity, using meditation and kindness to heal the pain and suffering that addiction has caused. Sheridan Smith and Steven Cobb jointly facilitate two Refuge Recovery groups that meet weekly in […]

Evergreen Health Presents at Mental Health Association Luncheon

Evergreen Health Presents at Mental Health Association Luncheon

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County The monthly Recovery Luncheons at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) are an opportunity both to recognize progress for participants and to share important news. The MHA is a peer-run organization offering support services to people with substance abuse and all other forms of […]