This annual event features a silent auction, strolling buffet and awards presentation to key community leaders/organizations in the following categories: Prevention, Recovery, Education and Workplace.
MHA provides outreach and education to combat the stigma attached to mental illness, provide information about local resources and response systems, and provide the newest, most innovative information for target audiences including human resource professionals, schools and educators, faith and medical communities and more.
MHA Annual Meeting
MHA conducts its annual meeting as an educational event for the community. National, state and local leaders are keynote speakers designed to facilitate education about mental health, stigma reduction and recovery. A community leader is recognized by receiving the Fred Funari Mental Health America Award of Distinction.
Ray of Hope: Westmoreland County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force
MHA is the fiduciary for this task force whose mission is: To reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and suicide and to increase awareness that suicide is a national public health problem for individuals across the lifespan. This is accomplished through educational conferences, annual suicide awareness walk and survivor support groups.