Start an Uncomfortable Conversation. You Could Save a Life.

The CDC’s statistics are sounding an alarm we all need to hear: In America, people are now dying at a faster rate and at an earlier age as a result of conditions that are preventable.

By | 2018-12-05T17:16:16+00:00 December 5th, 2018|MHA News|Comments Off on Start an Uncomfortable Conversation. You Could Save a Life.

Ready to Work

MHA Supports Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities By Cheryl Fasano, President & CEO of MHA Workplaces that welcome the talents of all people, including people with disabilities, are a critical component in efforts to build an inclusive community and a strong economy. In my role at MHA, I see the impact that doing meaningful [...]

By | 2018-10-09T12:51:56+00:00 October 9th, 2018|MHA News|Comments Off on Ready to Work

Summer-to-School Transitions

Where did the summer go? Those once empty streets which made for such an easy morning commute are now filled with yellow school buses and children eager to replace their flip flops and Frisbees with backpacks and blackboards. Perhaps for some that may be true, but for others, the thought of returning to school isn’t [...]

By | 2018-08-27T14:55:26+00:00 August 27th, 2018|MHA News|Comments Off on Summer-to-School Transitions

MHA President & CEO, Cheryl Fasano Offers Viewpoint On New Legislation

Last year alone, drug overdoses killed 72,000 Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that record number reflects a 10% increase from the year before. In Massachusetts alone, there were more than 2,000 deaths due to overdose in 2017. It’s an epidemic that we, as a community, must fight. Last week, Governor [...]

By | 2018-08-27T15:39:15+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|MHA News|Comments Off on MHA President & CEO, Cheryl Fasano Offers Viewpoint On New Legislation