Mental Health Association of Rochester-Monroe County Inc.

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aka Mental Health Association   |   Rochester, NY   |  www.mharochester.org

Mission

The Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County, Inc. promotes mental wellness through a spectrum of culturally competent programs and services.

The Mental Health Association envisions a time when the stigma of mental illness will be eliminated and all residents of our community will have access to a full continuum of high quality, easily accessible, and culturally competent mental health services, regardless of ability to pay.

Ruling year info

1991

President & CEO

Mrs. Mary Russo

Main address

320 North Goodman Street

Rochester, NY 14607 USA

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EIN

16-1395575

NTEE code info

Community Mental Health Center (F32)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Family Support Services

The Mental Health Association provides support to families of children with emotional or behavioral health challenges
We offer:
Support by phone, in person, in groups or individually
Assistance with school issues—education advocacy
Teen support
Assistance in identifying and developing natural supports
Caregiver discussion, education and skill-building groups

Population(s) Served
Adults
Economically disadvantaged people
Family relationships

After hours services for individuals who are facing a mental health challenge and need support. Support is provided by individuals who have overcome mental health concerns and now offer support to others as they find their own path to mental wellness. The Drop-In Service is open seven days a week from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. No referral or appointment necessary.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Creative Wellness Opportunities is a “recovery community”; a unique program that provides peer-led creative arts workshops, healing activities and support groups open to peers in the community. While paid peer staff provide ongoing guidance, all workshops and activities are provided by peer facilitators. These peer facilitators are seeking to “give back” to the community that contributed to their own recovery. Services are all determined by the members’ stated wants and needs and offerings are developed and offered by peers and peer staff. CWO offers the following array of opportunities:
• Workshops
• Healing Activities
• Mutual Support Groups
• Creative Venues
• Peer Information Network
• Advocacy, Networking and Training
Services are provided in a non-clinical environment for adults over age 18 who have experienced mental health challenges.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Mental Health Association Life Skills services are a stepping-stone on apath to mental wellness. Life Skills participants attend workshops that assist and guide them on the road to recovery. May include emotional skill developments, budgeting, household skills, and wellness building strategies.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Livingston County Office of the Mental Health Association works with individuals and existing community organizations to increase awareness of mental health/mental illness and to reduce stigma by providing information and educational services.

Educational programs are offered on a number of topics such as stress management, understanding depression, workplace diversity and balancing work and family life.
The Hand in Hand Together Group meets on a weekly basis and is a peer run social group.
Educational brochures on a number of topics are available at the seven libraries in the Livingston County Library System.
Finding Your Way: A Guide to Behavioral Health Services in Monroe and Livingston Counties is available in booklet form or through this website.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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Mental Health Association of Rochester-Monroe County Inc.

Board of directors
as of 3/21/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Michael Shay

Steinmiller Insurance

Term: 2023 - 2021

Chetna Chandrakala

Villa Of Hope

Eileen Messana

JK Executive Strategies

Larry Matteson

Retired

Michael Moeller

Mindex Technologies

Michelle Peter

Retired

Patricia Woods

Retired

Michelle Halloran

eHealth Technologies

Jyothsna Ponnuri

Jewish Senior Living

Matthew Petitte

Excellus Health

Aileen Semler

Thompson Health

Christen Bruu

Woods, Oviatt

Kristi Kohl

Thomas Highschool

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/21/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

No data