MHA's physical office is closed, but we continue to be here for you. Our staff is working remotely during normal business hours, M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm, and can be reached by email or phone. Additionally, here is a current guide to mental health resources and other useful information we hope you find helpful during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Many of our support groups continue to meet virtually, please check our event calendar for more information.


Who We Are

Since 1962, the Mental Health Advocates of WNY, Inc. has provided essential programs and services to seniors, adults, families and children in Erie County.

Over the years, the Mental Health Advocates of WNY has positioned itself to know what the most pressing and current mental health needs are in our community and to deliver the best possible programming and services to meet those needs. We invite you to become familiar with our new website and to take part in our programs and services.

Vision Statement

The Mental Health Advocates of WNY seek to meet the ever-changing mental health needs of people of all ages by providing education, public information, prevention programs, training, advocacy and supportive services that produce measurable results.
Value Statement

The Mental Health Advocates of WNY treasures, respects and seeks to preserve the integrity of all those we serve. Our daily practice is to honor our commitment to support mental health and help those living with mental illness. We model this belief in our conduct as professionals; how we represent the Mental Health Advocates of WNY and through our compassion for each other in the workplace.

The Mental Health Advocates of WNY will:
  • Provide support, comfort and direction to individuals and families living with mental illness;

  • Initiate and support advocacy and intervention in schools, workplaces, treatment agencies, courts and homes;

  • Offer school-based prevention and education programs to address the needs of students from Pre-K through 12th grade;

  • Take a leadership role in the community in matters of behavioral health education, awareness and promotion;

  • Collaborate with other agencies and organizations to provide innovative, creative and artistic programs to reach new audiences to promote mental health;

  • Manage an efficient and effective organizational structure to meet its community objectives


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