Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined the Nassau County Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Developmental Disabilities and the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Nassau County to recognize Mental Health Awareness week, on Monday, September 25th at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. County Executive Mangano presented a proclamation to E. Eda Franco, Executive Director of the MHA, in honor of Mental Health Awareness Week in Nassau County. The dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Building will be lit green in recognition of this important cause.
“I want to thank the Nassau County Office of Mental Health, and the Mental Health Association of Nassau County for all they do in their efforts to educate the community and spread awareness about issues regarding mental health,” said County Executive Mangano. “Together we can help to ensure that everybody gets equal access to the services they need, and can then go on to lead full and productive lives.”
The Mental Health Association of Nassau County is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to improving mental health in our community through advocacy, education, program development and the delivery of direct services.
Pictured above is: (back) Ariana Adams, Associate Executive Director, MHA; Rachel Priest, Community Health Educator; Jayne Green, Nassau County Director of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Developmental Disabilities; Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano; E. Eda Franco, Executive Director, MHA; Claudia Boyle, Associate Director of Hispanic Counseling Center; Kris Rampersaud, CFO, MHA; Jeff McQueen, Chief Program Officer; (front) Jennifer Rivas, Chief of HR; and Fern Schanback, Director of Business Development.