**The Family Center does not endorse any organizations or individuals outside of the Alden Central School District. These resources are for informational purposes and should be pursued based on the consumer's own criteria.

Mental Health Wellness Resource Links

Mental Health Advocates -

Through awareness, education, prevention, early intervention programs and supportive services, we advocate for and actively promote mental health and wellness for adults, families and children in homes, schools and workplaces across Western New York.

Mental Health First Aid  -

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health or substance use problem, there are several resources available to find out more information or get connected with help. Check out some mental health resources here.

National Institute of Mental Health -

This website is a good resource for research-based facts and information on mental health topics. 

For a list of updated mental health therapist providers in the area, please contact the Family Center at 716-937-9116 x2158 or mhoward@aldenschools.org.


Compeer School Based Mentoring Program. The mission is to promote good mental health through meaningful friendships. Compeer is a non-clinical social service agency that promotes mental wellness. This is done through one-to-one and small group volunteer mentoring for youth, adults, older adults, and veterans with a mental health challenge.