LISTEN TO CHILDREN:
A school and community based mentoring program. Children meet with screened, trained, professionally supported Listener volunteers for 30 minutes weekly. Parent permission is required. Post-vention services are available for children who have suffered a crisis or teachers refer children grades K-5 to the program.
I’M THUMBODY & THUMBODY, TOO:
Self-esteem program for 2nd grade (I’m Thumbody) and for Kindergarten/pre-school (Thumbody, Too). These school-based programs encourage students to respect themselves, respect others, be responsible for their behavior, and reinforce sources of safe help. Open to school and community program sites.
INFORMATION & REFERRAL:
Provides information on community resources for the mental health and mental illness and includes both public and private resources. The “Connections” guidebook is available to mental health consumers at no charge.
A WARM LINE Offers peer support, information and referral. Telephone reassurance service is open to any person seeking a caring and supportive listener. Open to all callers. Contact is by phone only.
CALL: (954) 578-5640 or 1-866-964-3714
Continuing Education seminars for licensed professionals or those seeking to enhance skills. Fees apply.
PUBLIC POLICY INITIATIVES:
MHA supports public policy issues and agendas consistent with its values of access, choice and empowerment. Interested advocates are welcome to voice their views and join with MHA in promoting our shared vision.
9MUSES ART CENTER & FRAME SHOP:
9Muses promotes recovery through the arts. Participants are free to choose from a broad array of visual and performance arts. Artistic expression and community integration at 9Muses promote understanding and acceptance both for those with behavioral diagnosis and those without. Together our members make a difference by challenging stigma, embracing expression, and creating opportunity via the arts.
(Peers Reaching Out Support Partners for Emotional Recovery): Pairs adults with mental illnesses to peer partners who assist one another as they pursue life skills, social skills and health agendas that support recovery. Social skills and successful community integration are reinforced.
A variety of member initiated social activities, support groups and educational opportunity to recreate yourself and redefine your life. Social activities: Games & Activities, Member Outings, Special Events & Exhibits, Performances, Health Fairs, & Fitness Activities. Support groups include: Anger Management, Bereavement, Depression, Bipolar, PTSD, Anxiety, OCD, Schizophrenics Self Support. Educational Opportunities: Classes & Workshops, Marketing & Self Promotion, Community Outreach, Employment & Housing Supportive Services, Self Advocacy & Empowerment.
A program for families facing conflict during or after divorce. (fees apply)
Offers education and support groups that meet ChildNet and Court criteria.
Family support partners provide direct assistance to families/caregivers of children with or at high risk for behavioral disorders. Support includes goal setting, advocacy and links to community resources. Services are home based as well as community based. Each case plan is individualized to family needs.