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First Annual Conference on Anxiety
May 22  from 9:00am – 3:30pm
Registration: Open now or at the door
Cost: FREE
The First Annual Conference on Anxiety, hosted by the MHATC, CSN (Collaborative Solutions Network, Franziska Racker Centers, and NAMI-Finger Lakes, will take a closer look at anxiety disorders, the most common mental illness – affecting nearly 18 percent of the U.S. population. To Register call 607-273-9250 or email enowels@mhaedu.org. For more information click here.

Mental Health First Aid 2-Day Course
April 22 & 23 from 8:30am – 12:45pm
Registration deadline is 4/20/15
Cost: $40
The Mental Health First Aid certification course teaches a 5-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social, or self help care. To register, call 607 273-9250.

MHATC’s Bi-Annual Family Carnival
May 2 from 1:00 – 4:00pm
Open to the public. Food, friends, games, prizes and fun. Information about community resources will also be available.



Tuesday Group: After the Trauma – Learning Self-Help Tools to Speed Recovery
April 9, 16, 23, 30 at 1:00pm
Trauma symptoms can intrude on our lives anytime. It really helps to have tools to manage those symptoms and feel more control. There IS healing after trauma! Registration appreciated, call 607-273-9250.

Wednesday Dinners
April 8, 15, 22, 29 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.

Thursday Group: Women’s Social Group
April 9, 16, 23, 30 at 2:00pm
301 S Geneva St., Suite 107
A social club for women of all ages, this group is a safe space to make new friends and share life experiences. Each week the group will complete a small project.

Saturday Children’s Program
April 4, 11, 18, 25
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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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.

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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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