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Enhancing APPtivity

Recently, four Occupational Therapy interns, all master’s degree candidates at Springfield College, conducted a research study for MHA they called Enhancing APPtivity. Their research focused on smart phone, tablet and computer apps that can be used by people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) to help improve memory, problem-solving and emotional regulation, all areas that [...]

By |2020-02-12T17:31:54-05:00February 7th, 2020|MHA News|Comments Off on Enhancing APPtivity

Human Resources Mentoring

HR Mentoring Aims to Boost New Employee Success Communication and Individual Support Engage New Hires, Reduce Early Turnover “It all gets back to wanting to see our new hires succeed,” said Cheryl Cormier, Vice President of Human Resources for the Mental Health Association (MHA). “We get to know every new hire during orientation, and then [...]

By |2020-02-12T18:04:03-05:00February 7th, 2020|MHA News|Comments Off on Human Resources Mentoring

Zero Suicide

At MHA, Suicide Prevention Takes Center Stage Awareness Events Set for Week of September 8, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – World Suicide Prevention Day for 2019 takes place September 10, during National Suicide Prevention Week, which runs from September 8 to 14. During these important awareness events, MHA wants everyone in the community to know that [...]

By |2020-02-12T17:58:15-05:00February 7th, 2020|MHA News|Comments Off on Zero Suicide

Safe Haven Nutrition Workshops

Safe Haven Residents Begin Nutrition Workshops Training and Tips Prepare Participants for a Healthy Transition to Independence  WESTFIELD, MASS. – Residents of MHA’s Safe Haven program in Westfield are taking a series of Nutrition Workshops led by Stacy Garvey, a Licensed Dietician/Nutritionist with Wellpoint Health Solutions. These hands-on workshops in the Safe Haven kitchen will [...]

By |2020-02-14T09:54:58-05:00December 11th, 2019|MHA News|Comments Off on Safe Haven Nutrition Workshops

MHA Requests Backpacks to Support Those in Recovery and SNAP…Donation Made!

SNAP Fitness Has GRIT Residents’ Back Dave Garvey Donates Back Packs so Persons in Recovery Are Ready for School

By |2019-09-07T13:38:03-05:00September 7th, 2019|MHA News|Comments Off on MHA Requests Backpacks to Support Those in Recovery and SNAP…Donation Made!