Welcome to MHADC

Mental Health America Dutchess County is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental wellness through comprehensive care management, education, programs, advocacy, and community supports. We provide compassionate creative care for all.

MHADC envisions a community in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect and where comprehensive mental health services of the highest quality are available and accessible to all.

MHADC believes mental wellness benefits the whole community and adheres to the following values:

  • Integrity: Maintaining confidentiality, promoting safety and trust.
  • Dignity: Treating everyone with respect.
  • Excellence: Providing compassionate, comprehensive, creative care for all.

Each year MHADC serves thousands of community members and their families in Dutchess County, New York. We assist all ages providing a wide range of services including overall care management, recovery programs, respite care, resources for the homeless, community education, referrals, parenting education, advocacy, and more. MHADC maintains individual and familial confidentiality, promoting safety and trust.

MHADC began as the Dutchess County Society for Mental Health and was founded in 1954 by a small group of citizens concerned about the lack of caring affordable mental health services. We are part of a national network of 320 MHA affiliates dedicated to helping all people lead mentally healthier lives. Read more about our history and structure.

For non-emergency help or referrals, call MHADC, 845-473-2500.