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MARCH 2015

Accepting SOM Submissions
Deadline to submit is April 5, midnight
We are seeking poetry, personal narratives, short stories, paintings, drawings, and photography that explore the next issue’s theme: “roots.” Roots is meant to inspire thoughts of beginnings, family, heritage, and support. Click for more details.

Tuesday Parent Networking Group
Our Family Peer Advocate, Pat Vincent, offers a support group for parents who deal with the unique challenges of raising a child with emotional or behavioral issues. Childcare is provided. For more information or to register, call Pat at 607-273-9250.

Wednesday Dinners
March 4, 11, 18, 25 at 5:00pm
301 S Geneva St., Suite 110

We serve dinner at our Center for Peer Empowerment. Please drop-in, have a delicious meal, tour our facility, learn about our services and make some new friends. For more information, call 607-273-9250.

Saturday Children’s Program
March 7, 14, 21, 28
Our Children’s Services Program provides a Saturday activity group each week. For more information, call Jacob at 607-273-9250.



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The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County offers a variety of mental health programs and resources available online and in-person.

Yes, I want to help my community and neighbors live mentally healthier lives!

Help end the stigma and improve the lives of those living with mental health conditions. Donations are tax-deductible. Secure online processing via PayPal. Prefer to make a donation by phone? Reach us at: 607-273-9250.


We are committed to developing & supporting the active involvement of ordinary people in all aspects of mental health.

Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, in Ithaca, The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County (MHATC) is committed to developing and supporting the active involvement of ordinary people (including providers, family members and recipients of mental health services) in all aspects of mental health. These include the definition of needs, the promotion of community, and the provision of services. We also support the human and civil rights of people who use mental health services, and will educate the community on all perspectives concerning mental health and mental health disabilities.

Our services are available to those who live or work in Tompkins County. We have limited services available in Seneca, Schuyler and Yates Counties in Central New York. We are always happy to respond to email inquiries in English, regardless of place of origin, if we can be of service.

Ithaca is Gorges.

The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County is a United Way agency and a chapter of the Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS). MHANYS is an affiliate of Mental Health America (MHA), formerly the National Mental Health Association (NMHA).

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