Mental Health Association in Beaver County

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The Mental Health Association in Beaver County promotes the importance of mental health by:
providing advocacy, support, and socialization programs.
Making a positive impact in the lives of those who strive for improvement in their recovery and quality of life.
Working diligently to change attitudes toward mental illness through education.

History of Organization:

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The Mental Health Association (MHA) in Beaver County began as the Mental Health Society back in 1954 and is now in its 67th year. It was founded to promote better mental health in Beaver County, to aid in the prevention of mental and emotional disturbances, and to support the establishment of appropriate services for the treatment of mental illness in Beaver County.
The MHA has at its core, recovery focused programs that implement a holistic approach that promotes wellness, welcoming, and support for individuals who have struggled with mental health challenges. Services are provided to residents of Beaver County at no cost.

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Licensed provider of Peer Support Services

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Funding Sources

Our services and programs are funded by: Beaver County Behavioral Health, The United Way of Beaver County, grants, donations from individuals, churches, civic organizations, and companies who recognize and value our mission.


Key Leaders

Name* Title/Description (Executive Director, Vice President, etc.) Phone Number 1 Phone Number 2 Fax Number Email Address
Joanne Koehler Executive Director 724.775.4165 724.775.8523

Contact Information

Contact Person(s)

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Desiree Alicandro Office Manager 724.775.4165 724.775.8523 mha@mhabc,org

Web Addresses

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Primary Address

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Mental Health Association in Beaver County


105 Brighton Ave
Rochester 15074
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Service Area

Beaver County

Services Provided

Available Hours


Fees/Cost for Services

No cost

Eligibility Requirements

Representative Payee services-SSI/SSDI benefit recipient or railroad retirement.
Other MHA services; present or past recipient of behavioral health services.

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

Call MHA

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

We are grateful to our many partners who provide financial and operational support.