The Mental Health Association of Westchester Inc.

A progressive, forward-thinking organization, The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is recognized for its ability to lead boldly.

Founded in 1946, MHA is the premier advocate for mental health in the community, promoting mental health through advocacy, community education and direct services. We support recovery by providing services that reflect our deeply held values, including our clients'​ rights to self-determination, choice and collaboration. We use evidence-based practices throughout our trauma-informed and recovery-oriented array of services.

We offer:
+ Mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and families in 8 licensed clinics and in the community
+ Crisis walk-in services at our White Plains and Mount Kisco clinics
+ Award-winning bilingual and bi-cultural treatment and support
+ Residential and employment services
+ Advocacy for children in foster care or at-risk for placement
+ Intensive care management for children and adults and crisis services for children
+ Assistance for those dually diagnosed with mental health and substance use issues
+ OnTrackNY @ MHA, a recovery-oriented program for young adults experiencing their first episode of psychosis
+ Peer support from those with lived experience of mental health conditions and recovery
+ Planned Respite, an alternative to hospitalization and a short-term intervention for adults who have a mental health issue

We also provide community and professional educational opportunities on topics such as child abuse, mental health issues and suicide prevention and intervention. MHA is a member of CBHS: Coordinated Behavioral Health Services, a partnership of 12 not-for-profit agencies providing behavioral health and developmental disability services. We provide care management services for Westchester County's NYS DOH-approved Health Homes.

In 2016, we were named a Top Workplace in the Lower Hudson Valley. If you’d like to join us, visit

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