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Mental Health Update

July 17, 2020
Mental Health Update

MH Update – 7/17/20 – MHANYS Signature Mental Health and Wellness 101 Training Featured on Local News: Reach out to MHANYS to find out more about this Training and how it can be Invaluable to Your Organization

Listed below is a story from Albany’s Channel 10 (ABC affiliate) about MHANYS Signature Training Program, Mental Health and Wellness 101that was provided in the Capital District yesterday.

Due to the mental health impact of COVID through increased depression, anxiety and trauma, organizations and individuals are looking for trainings and resources that will provide them with a greater understanding of mental health. Through a one hour training, MHANYS Mental Health and Wellness 101 program provides this information in an understandable and engaging format.        

If you would like more information about this training, contact us at


Mental health webinar for Rensselaer, Schenectady, Albany, and Saratoga residents

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Mental Health Association of New York State is hosting a special Mental Health and Wellness 101 training webinar Thursday at noon for anyone who lives in Rensselaer, Schenectady, Albany, and Saratoga Counties.

As the pandemic continues to wear on emotions and amp up anxiety, mental health experts stress the importance of asking for help when you need it, and taking time for self-care and recovery. Register online for the webinar which focuses on reducing the stigma of seeking health for mental health.

Mental Health and Wellness 101 is a MHANYS signature training program that supports mental health literacy and education statewide. It reframes the conversation around the understanding that everyone has mental health to consider, rather than focusing on the presence or absence of an illness or issue. The helps participants fit mental health into the big picture of overall well-being by better understanding risks, prevention, and prevalence of mental illness.