Due to the current health crisis, MHA has temporarily canceled all on-site groups.
We will be hosting vitrual groups via Zoom.
Our coaches will still be available to meet with participants and address their needs.
How Simon Pegg Exposes the Mental Health Stigma in 'Lost Transmissions'
Published on May 2, 2019
Simon Pegg is using his new role in 'Lost Transmissions' to help break the stigma around mental health
Published on July 17, 2017
An emotional poem about Jamestown, survival, and seeking hope and love in a little city that's worth believing in.
Hello, Jamestown, NY
Jamestown Up Close
Published on Jan 10, 2017
From development projects to neighborhood revitalization, the City of Jamestown, New York, is experiencing an economic and cultural renaissance. Jamestown is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.
Suicide The Ripple Effect Official Trailer
Published on Dec 10, 2016
Our film about the transformative power of stories of hope, helping people, heal, and find recovery from brain health matters, and suicidal thinking, has an extended sneak peek.
Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman
Published on Jan 11, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University and past President of the American Psychiatric Association, envisions that breaking down the barrier which arises from our stigmatizing mental health would result in better treatment for millions of individuals.
Jeffrey Lieberman has devoted his life to the study and treatment of mental illness. He has passionately advocated for more research and better treatment of people with mental illness, and contributed to mental health care policy and legislation including the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Dr. Lieberman is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University, Psychiatrist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and past President of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Lieberman has authored over than 500 scientific articles and written or edited 12 books on mental illness and psychiatry, including the critically acclaimed Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry (Little Brown 2015).
Mental Health: Last Week Tonight
Published on Oct 4, 2015
John Oliver explains how our national system of treating mental health works, or more often than not, how it doesn't.
Published on Jul 12, 2015
The problem of drugs is in the news almost every day, but the problem of addiction isn't so visible. Recover Jamestown tells stories of addiction, recovery, and loss, and inquires about what hope lies in new solutions and community efforts. It opens a conversation that includes the effects of drugs on the community from the inside out, and seeks to confront a growing issue plainly and uniquely.
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime
Nadine Burke Harris
Published on February 17, 2015
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse and neglect has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. TED Ed Lesson
Up Close & Personal with Sean Jones
Jamestown Up Close
Published on Jul 17, 2014
Sean Jones is a Jamestown resident and business owner. As owner of Jones 212 Bakery, Sean has carried his family name on as an important part of Jamestown's culinary landscape.
Sean has since retired from the bakery and joined us here at MHA.