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 […]

Narcan Training at Mental Health Association, Thursday, April 20

Narcan Training at Mental Health Association, Thursday, April 20

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Narcan can save a life. It has saved dozens of lives in Chautauqua County. Narcan, the brand name for naloxone, is a medication that can be administered as a nasal spray by first responders or friends and family to someone who is experiencing an opiate or […]

Many Announcements and Recognitions at Mental Health Association Luncheon

Many Announcements and Recognitions 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. At the March luncheon Associate Director Steven Cobb announced the names of 28 people who received awards for their […]

Significant Announcements, Recognitions at Mental Health Association Luncheon

Significant Announcements, Recognitions at Mental Health Association Luncheon

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County In 2016, 465 different individuals worked with Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) recovery coaches. More than 90 gained or maintained employment, and 57 enrolled in education programs. Those were the numbers shared by Director of New Program Development Rick Huber at the MHA’s January […]

Dr. Lillian Ney in MHA Newsletter: “Addiction is a Disease, Not a Moral Failing”

Dr. Lillian Ney in MHA Newsletter: “Addiction is a Disease, Not a Moral Failing”

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County A picture of Advisory Board Chair Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney graces the front page of the first newsletter published by the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA). “Dr. Ney is such an inspiration to us,” said MHA Executive Director Kia Briggs, “and we’re so pleased […]

Recovery Participants and Coaches Recognized at Mental Health Association Luncheon

Recovery Participants and Coaches Recognized at Mental Health Association Luncheon

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County The Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) is staffed by recovery coaches who work in collaboration with local treatment providers, other non-profits, and especially the Jamestown City Treatment Court to help participants be successful in attaining their goals. Recovery coaches are trained individuals who are […]

Narcan Training at Mental Health Association, Thursday Evening, June 23

Narcan Training at Mental Health Association, Thursday Evening, June 23

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County Narcan has saved dozens of lives in Chautauqua County. Narcan is the brand name for naloxone, a medication that can be administered as a nasal spray by first responders or friends and family to someone who is experiencing an opiate or heroin overdose. Narcan training will […]

Mental Health Association Membership Drive Underway

Article Contributed by Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County “Recovering Lives, Saving Families.” This theme of the membership drive in progress at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) describes what happens when people with mental health, alcohol, and/or drug addiction issues come to the program in Jamestown’s Gateway Center. “When a person is […]