Mental Health Association of Erie County

Join the Conversation: Anti-Stigma Campaign

“Tower funds will support the launch of Join the Conversation, a public awareness campaign designed to reduce mental illness stigma in Erie County, NY.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $200,000 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued