This section features notes from staff about programming, topics being discussed, and happenings at MHANYS.
In his recent TED Talk video entitled “There’s no shame in taking care of your mental health,” Sangu Delle candidly discusses the complexities of mental illness and reflects upon his evolving perceptions of its treatment. Born in Ghana, Delle attended the Peddie School as a high school student and earned both his undergraduate […]
Staff Notes – 6/26/17 – And now a look at MHA of Rockland County’s SUCCESS TEAM, a Community Mental Health Promotion (CMHP) project
“We can learn so much about helping young people become happy, responsible and compassionate adults, just by listening…” (I thought after my recent visit with the MHA of Rockland County’s SUCCESS TEAM).
The SUCCESS TEAM has been a part of the MHA of Rockland County for 24 years. Brought to the agency by its founder Susan […]
If you have a cut or a scrape, you wash it and put on a band-aid. If you encounter someone whose heart suddenly stops beating, the immediate reaction is to call 911 and begin CPR. These responses are ingrained into society as the accepted practice. These skills are the basic measures taught in […]