9Muses promotes recovery through the arts. Participants are free to choose from a broad array of visual and performance arts. Artistic expression and community integration at 9Muses promote understanding and acceptance both for those with behavioral diagnosis and those without. Together our members make a difference by challenging stigma, embracing expression, and creating opportunity via the arts.
A variety of member initiated social activities, support groups and educational opportunity to recreate yourself and redefine your life. Social activities: Games & Activities, Member Outings, Special Events & Exhibits, Performances, Health Fairs, & Fitness Activities. Support groups include: Anger Management, Bereavement, Depression, Bipolar, PTSD, Anxiety, OCD, Schizophrenics Self Support. Educational Opportunities: Classes & Workshops, Marketing & Self Promotion, Community Outreach, Employment & Housing Supportive Services, Self Advocacy & Empowerment.
Information & Referral
Provides information on community resources for the mental health and mental illness and includes both public and private resources. The “Connections” guidebook is available to mental health consumers at no charge.
(Peers Reaching Out Support Partners for Emotional Recovery): Pairs adults with mental illnesses to peer partners who assist one another as they pursue life skills, social skills and health agendas that support recovery. Social skills and successful community integration are reinforced.
Public Policy Initiatives
MHA supports public policy issues and agendas consistent with its values of access, choice and empowerment. Interested advocates are welcome to voice their views and join with MHA in promoting our shared vision.
Depression and Anxiety awareness programs; Screening opportunities. Lectures on a broad range of mental wellness and mental illness topics. Call for information or schedule.
Anger Management (PEPS)
Offers anger management classes for Child Net referred clients, those on Probation and self-referred from the community.
Child-parent Psychotherapy (PEPS)
Individual therapy with parent and child. Child Net referred.
In-home support for family members/caregivers raising children whose parents can’t take care of them. Services include case management, parent education, legal help, respite care and caregiver support.
Crossover Youth Advocacy
In conjunction with Henderson Behavioral Health, we offer youth advocate services for children involved in the dependency and juvenile justice system. By referral only.
Listen to Children
A school and community based mentoring program. Children meet with screened, trained, professionally supported Listener volunteers for 30 minutes weekly. Parent permission is required. Post-vention services are available for children who have suffered a crisis or teachers refer children grades K-5 to the program.
I’m Thumbody & Thumbody, Too
Self-esteem program for 2nd grade (I’m Thumbody) and for Kindergarten/pre-school (Thumbody, Too). These school-based programs encourage students to respect themselves, respect others, be responsible for their behavior, and reinforce sources of safe help. Open to school and community program sites.