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September 9-13 is National Suicide Prevention Week

It's aimed at empowering and educating people on the five steps that can be used to help someone in suicidal crisis. Each day we will be highlighting a different step.

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October 19, 2019

9th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Fall Festival

Our annual Chili Cook-Off is a day where Long Islanders can enjoy the most diverse, delicious, and creative meat and vegan chili dishes from local food establishments, area businesses, and local talent. Prizes will be given in several categories including a “People’s Choice” award.

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September 12, 2019

Trauma and Addiction: A New Paradigm for Assessment and Treatment

Understanding addiction as implicit memory, the model presented focuses on treatment based on cause. This new lens will focus on the prevalence of trauma and how this relates to addiction. Presented by Herb Cohen, LCAT, certified in EMDR and Clinical Hypnotherapy.

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September 26, 2019

Healing Adult Trauma with Insight, Knowledge, and Experience

This workshop will focus on defining trauma in adults, understanding the source, symptoms, and coping mechanisms of trauma, and learning about the healing of trauma. Presented by Saadia Z. Yunus, MA, LMFT, a licensed marriage and family therapist, motivational speaker, and community leader.

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October 3, 2019

Practical Applications for Supporting Individuals with Trauma Histories

Research indicates the majority of individuals receiving mental health services have a history of trauma. Presented by The Coalition for Behavioral Health. Presenters: Elizabeth Breier, Natalie Lleras, LCSW, and Clinton Green, LMSW.

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Family Support Groups

Family Support Groups are for relatives and friends of persons in recovery from mental illness. They are facilitated by practitioners and include periodic guest speakers and presenters in response to the interests and needs of group participants.

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Restoration Kitchen & Cocktails​ Donates $13K to SCUV

Restoration Kitchen & Cocktails of Lindenhurst recently donated $13,175 to Suffolk County United Veterans. The donation is part of an ongoing program at Restoration where a percentage of their profits are donated to select charities.

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MHAW RECEIVES $375,000 FEDERAL GRANT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

Three-year #MHStrong initiative on Long Island will focus on veterans and high-risk youth, as well as people with mental health challenges in the criminal justice system.

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2017 Annual Report

Learn about the accomplishments and goals of our agency through our latest 2017 Annual Report.

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MEET WANDA!

Meet Wanda: Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Education Support and Peer Support client. Watch the video to hear from Wanda first-hand about her journey as HCBS's first client. Click to watch the video!

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Peer Support Goes Mobile

MHAW is partnering with a tech firm to better reach those pursuing recovery from emotional distress — including Veterans — on Long Island. According to C.E.O. Michael Stoltz, “We hope to reach people who need help and support by utilizing the same technology that has enabled their isolation."

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Shopping Through AmazonSmile Helps Us Grow!

The next time you shop online, your money can go much further by using AmazonSmile. Just designate Association for Mental Health and Wellness as your charity and we will receive an automatic donation at no cost to you. Same great Amazon prices, service, and features.

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