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Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association

Our Projects

Community Support Program: Many Minds - One Recovery

The Community Support Program, or CSP, of Pennsylvania is an alliance of mental health consumers, family members, and professionals working together to aid adults with severe mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders to live successfully in the community. The statewide coalition connects national CSPs with regional and local CSPs throughout the state. 

Mental Health Advance Directives

Mental Health Advance Directives are an extension of advanced medical directives that covers symptoms of mental illness. They are legal documents that expresses the will of the individual if and/or when they become unable to make those decisions on their own because of their mental health or substance use conditions.

Coalition of Drop-in Centers

PA Coalition of drop-in centers and peer resource centers is a coalition of individuals who attend, work, or volunteer at Drop-In centers in Pennsylvania. The Vision of the coalition is to encourage and provide support to Drop-In centers and Peer Resource Centers. The purpose of the coalition is to promote communication and networking among centers across the state.

Forensic Peer Support Program

Forensic Peer Support is a person-centered, strength based support system offered to individuals with Mental health and/or co-occurring challenges become involved in the criminal justice system. Forensic Peer Support starts from initial contact with law enforcement all the way through re-entry into the community after release from incarceration.

Glenn Koons Certified Peer Specialist Scholarship

The Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association created the Glenn Koons Community Peer Specialist Scholarship in order to honor Glenn's memory and commitment to providing guidance to others through their mental health recovery journeys.

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Keystone Pride Recovery Initiative (KPRI)

KPRI addresses issues of access and inclusion in behavioral health services for LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Intersex) consumers. The initiative develops recommendations that will ensure quality care free from bias and discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.  

About the association

PMHCA is a state-wide member organization dedicated to the support of all people who seek aid for recovery from a mental illness at any stage in their journey. PMHCA provides resources, referrals, and support to those receiving services or in recovery from a mental illness. 



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4105 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111

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