WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The Mental Health Association of Westchester raised $110,000 for the county's mental health needs at its annual benefit, An Evening At Metropolis, Thursday at the Metropolis Country Club in White Plains.
MHA honored Andrew Solomon, the award-winning writer and lecturer, Dr. Lisa Dixon, Director for Practice Innovations, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Willa Brody, Director of Government and Community Relations, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital and Ralph Lieblich, MHA volunteer.
Some 160 guests celebrated the accomplished honorees and MHA’s 67th year serving the county’s mental health needs.
“It was an extraordinary night,” Board President Mike Lombardi said in a statement. “MHA has made many friends during its long history in Westchester and we were glad to have so many of them join us to celebrate.”
MHA is a community-based mental health agency that has been helping Westchester County residents for 67 years through direct services, professional and community education and advocacy.
The organization supports 18,000 individuals annually through a comprehensive array of mental health services striving to help each individual to achieve their personal goals and to lead independent and healthy lives.