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OUR MISSION
The Mental Health Foundation encourages, develops and supports educational campaigns and other initiatives to improve understanding of mental illness and ensure access to quality care. The Foundation is particularly concerned with reducting the stigma of mental illness and encouraging individuals to seek early diagnosis.

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NEWS & EVENTS

MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION TO HONOR AWARD-WINNING TV CORRESPONDENT
BOB WOODRUFF AT AUGUST EVENING IN SARATOGA
Miraculous Recovery from Traumatic Injury in Iraq Led to Tireless Work Helping Returning Veterans

Bob WoodruffALBANY – The Mental Health Foundation will honor award-winning TV journalist Bob Woodruff at its annual August Evening in Saratoga, Monday August 18 at the Saratoga National Golf Course.

Woodruff, whose miraculous recovery from traumatic brain injury suffered while on assignment for ABC TV in Iraq in 2006, will be recognized for his outstanding work with the Bob Woodruff Foundation.  The Bob Woodruff Foundation   helps returning veterans address their life challenges, including mental health issues.

First Lady of Saratoga Marylou Whitney and former New York State First Lady Matilda Raffa Cuomo are the Honorary co-Chairs of the event. Event Details >

ArtForHealingNYC

Exciting Art auction partnership between Mental Health Foundation and Art for Healing NYC in conjunction with August Evening in Saratoga Springs

ALBANY – A collaboration between the Mental Health Foundation and Art for Healing NYC offers an exciting opportunity to benefit both organizations through the purchase of beautiful fine art. The art is being offered through a silent auction online and live at the Foundation’s August Evening in Saratoga on Monday, August 18 at Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs NY. continue reading press release >

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A TRULY SPECIAL EVENING IN NEW YORK

The Mental Health Foundation honored Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D, one of the world's leading voices on mental health at its recent Special Evening in New York. Recipients of the Foundation's It's Okay to Talk About It grant program were also announced at the gathering which was hosted by Foundation board member and former New York First Lady Matilda Raffa Cuomo. 

Pictured l to r, Dr. Lieberman, Christina Rajotte, Equinox, Inc.; Heather Burack, Good Shepherd Services; Anna Maria Maritato, Foudantion Board Vice President; Sr. Paulette LoMonaco, Good Shepherd Services; Linda Van Meter, East Stroudsburg State University of Pennsylvania; Mrs. Cuomo; Stephen Madarasz, Foundation Board President.
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Mental Health Foundation announces 2014
“It’s Okay to Talk About It” grants

The Mental Health Foundation has announced its 2014 “It’s Okay to Talk About It” grant recipients. Seven projects designed to reach young adults through a peer-to-peer approach will share $25,000 in funding.

The grant program was suggested to the Foundation by Marylou Whitney and her husband John Hendrickson. The grant recipients were announced at the Foundation’s Special Evening in New York.

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