Motherboard for Mental Health
MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
Laurel House, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization has been in operation since 1984. Its mission is to help individuals and families achieve and sustain mental health to lead fulfilling lives in the community. Laurel House’s evidence-based programs: Thinking Well (Cognitive Remediation), Supported Education, Supported Employment, Supportive Housing, and Social Rehabilitation skill-building workshops, provide clients the skills and strategies needed to live fulfilling lives in the community.
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Resources to Recover – Family-Friendly Mental Health Solutions
Offering hope, resources, and support to families and individuals.
For FREE, confidential help from a mental health counselor, call: 203-724-9070
A free service of Laurel House, Inc.
The Mighty is a safe, supportive community for people facing health challenges and the people who care for them.
Grassroots organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for all individuals and families whose lives are affected by mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Offers advocacy, Peer to Peer, Family to Family, Family/Friends Support Group, In Our Own Voice, Recovery support groups.
Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut
Mental health provider to children and teens. Provides treatment, education and community support.
National Institute of Mental Health
Lead federal agency for research on mental health disorders. Expert reviewed information/resources for help. Offers education and awareness materials.
Crisis Text Line
provides free, 24/7, confidential support via text message to people in crisis when they text to 741741.
Talking About It
New Canaan community podcasts are dedicated to reducing stigma around behavioral issues community members face, preventing abuse, and creating healthy relationships.
Family Services of Westchester
Family Mental Health Centers with seven locations.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources for people in distress and their loved ones.
International OCD Foundation
Helps those affected by OCD and related disorders to live full lives. Increases access to effective treatment through research and training, fosters a supportive community for those affected and for the professionals who treat them. They help fight the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Raises standard of care and access to service for traumatized children, their families and communities.
Self-Injury and Recovery Issues (SIRR)
Generates new research and insight into self-injury and creates resources and tools useful to better understand, treat and prevent self-injury.
National Eating Disorders Association
Supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
Monte Nido’s Eating Disorder Center of Westchester
Eating Disorder Center of Westchester is a day treatment where programs specialize in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating.
RtoR – Laurel House
Tele- Education Mental Health support for young adults in college
Tele-Education Support Services that help young adults in college with mental health concerns.
Mad In America
Mad in America’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care in the United States (and abroad). We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society, and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change.
Westchester County Department of Mental Health Services
The Department of Community Mental Health plans, oversees and coordinates services for individuals – and their families – with mental illness, developmental & intellectual disabilities, and substance use disorders.
Single Point of Access – SPOA Westchester
The Department of Community Mental Health established the Single Point of Access (SPOA) to remove barriers to successful community living for adults with serious mental illness. The goal of the SPOA is to ensure service access to high-need individuals while increasing integration and community tenure.
Bring Change 2 Mind
To end stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness
An alternative to residential treatment, Windhorse uses mindfulness-informed clinical teams and therapeutic households to support our clients’ recovery journey. Through this strong web of support, clients experience the same level of dignity and respect as their peers whose lives have not been disrupted by mental health challenges—they are actively engaged in their community, creating a life of meaning and independence.
Hearing Voices Network USA
a partnership between individuals who hear voices or have other extreme or unusual experiences, professionals and allies in the community, all of whom are working together to change the assumptions made by this phenomenon and creates supports, learning and healing opportunities.
Talkspace is an online therapy platform that provides users the confidential support of a licensed therapist through an easy-to-use and HIPAA-compliant app.
Community Mindfulness Project
New York has been hit hard by the current global crisis. In partnership with Governor Cuomo, Headspace wants to be her for you — to help you find some time and space as you weather this storm.
From Buffalo to Long Island, Albany to the Lower East Side, this special NY collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises are here to support you through stressful and challenging times. Helping you — and your fellow New Yorkers — stay strong and be kind to yourselves, with a New York state of mind.
Community Mindfulness Project
Offers mindfulness practices to help people support physical, psychological, emotional and social well-being.
– THANK YOU –
Thank you for your generous time and help:
New Canaan Community Foundation, Lauren Patterson
DAPC, Kathryn Ferrara
Stepping Stones, Sally Corbett-Turco
Laurel House, RtoR, Linda Autore and Denise Vestuti