“I wanted to turn my life around, and since I was starting at the bottom I needed help. MHA was there..."
"Being on my own, in my own space, feels like a sanctuary. I haven’t had a real home in a long time and I love it."
Spring clean your way to emotional wellness.
MHA continues to celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and the many personal goals, talents, and creative expressions of those we serve. We're not that different is our theme.
The point is, individuals with developmental disabilities aren’t that different. Like anyone, they want to have friends, love and be loved, and live their own life.
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.”