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Program Information
Program Name: Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association
Year the Program was Started: 1987
Address: 4105 Derry Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Telephone #: (800) 887-6422
Fax #: (717) 564-4708
Email Address: pmhca@pmhca.org
Website URL: www.pmhca.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Community Education, Technical Assistance
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 5-10
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: None
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Majority
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: 1. To promote and support recovery through advocacy and education. 2. To eliminate stigma and discrimination.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: The Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association (PMHCA) is a statewide membership organization representative of the individual and collective expression of people who have recovered or are recovering from mentall illness.

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