Ready to Work: Bill Lanoue’s Story

As a child, Bill Lanoue had difficulty keeping up in school. He’s 66 years old now, but when Bill was ten his parents placed him in Belchertown State School. Bill recalled. “I guess I was treated all right, but I couldn’t go anywhere.”

By | 2018-10-18T19:23:38+00:00 October 18th, 2018|MHA Matters|Comments Off on Ready to Work: Bill Lanoue’s Story

Susan Likes Horses, and the Feeling is Mutual

Susan moved to a new MHA residence for people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Four years ago, she suffered multiple strokes, but with therapy and hard work she recovered her ability to speak. And is now helping to give voice to others.

By | 2018-08-27T14:54:07+00:00 August 24th, 2018|MHA Matters|Comments Off on Susan Likes Horses, and the Feeling is Mutual

“Independence Day”

Each year on the fourth day of July, people across the country celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, parades and patriotic displays of red, white and blue. Importantly, we celebrate being a great nation that believes in freedom for all. At MHA (Mental Health Association), “Independence Day” is actually something we celebrate throughout the year. Based here in [...]

By | 2018-08-27T15:38:07+00:00 August 14th, 2018|MHA Matters|Comments Off on “Independence Day”