Friendship Is Critical to a Balanced Life

MHADC’s ComPeer program pairs adults with community volunteers for weekly activities, organized social events, and companionship. CompeerCORPSs does the same for veterans with mental illness, matching them with fellow vetsFor details email Desiree King or call her at 845-473-2500, ext. 1323.

Comprehensive Recovery Support for Adults

Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) are comprehensive supports for individuals who have been diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. PROS uses a psychological-educational approach in a classroom setting, and the programs aim to improve functioning, increase employment, promote education, and reduce the need for inpatient and emergency services. PROS is also a clinic staffed by a psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, and therapists.

Find more information and download the brochure here, or contact Team Leader, Kristina Hazleton, via email  or phone 845-473-2500, ext, 1213. PROS is based at MHADC’s Wellness Center, 249 Main Street in Beacon. Visit our Contact page for directions.

18-25 Year Olds Have Special Needs

A rich menu of life skills training, wellness self-management, and job preparation that encourage and support recovery are available from MHADC’s Young Adult Transition Program. Participants also may take part in community service, internships, and make business and community connections. For details e-mail Rose-Anne Errico or phone 845-473-2500, ext. 1358.

Workshops and Support Groups

Check our calendar for a complete list with meeting dates and times. The Poughkeepsie Journal also regularly lists support groups in the area.