Recovery Statement

“Recovery is a personal and life-altering journey that provides hope for a better future by overcoming the barriers and obstacles that you may encounter.”

Recovery Calendar


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Mental Health America Prepares “Back to School” Mental Health Information

MHA has developed several Back to School fact sheets that parents and others can download, print, and share in order to be prepared throughout the year to address the various challenges and issues that students confront in schools and their communities.

Response to Customer Service Suggestion:

It was suggested that we offer coffee in the lobby area.

We don’t offer hot beverages in the lobby because there are often young children, sometimes momentarily unattended and we would not want a child to hurt themselves around the coffee maker or hot water.

Are You Pregnant or May Become Pregnant?

Drug and Alcohol Use While Pregnant Will Harm Your Unborn Baby

Getting HELP is easy- Virginia’s CSBs give priority to pregnant women who are using drugs and/or alcohol. You will get help within 48 hours of requesting assistance from the CSB.

For help, contact:

Chesterfield Mental Health Support Services

6801 Lucy Corr  Blvd

Chesterfield, VA […]

Healthy Bites from Chester House

Some of the things we’re doing at the clubhouse to promote health and wellness at the clubhouse include:

 From garden to table…

Chester House recently enjoyed the fruits (or in this case the veggies) of our labor by harvesting our summer veggies from our very own garden for a tasty and healthy minestrone soup.  The […]

Psychiatric Advanced Directives (PAD’s)

What is a PAD?

A Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD) is a legal document written by a currently competent person who lives with a mental illness. It describes the person’s mental health treatment preferences, or names an agent to make treatment decisions for the individual, should he or she become unable to make such decisions due […]

Chester House

Chester House is one of the many Mental Health resources available in Chesterfield County.  This is a place that offers its members everything from a safe place to go to helping promote a return to the work force if so desired. When I started attending Chester House my mental Illness had control of me, my […]

Coming together in our recovery

Mental Health Recovery works. But it only works if those of us who are further along in our recovery show up to help those who are just starting theirs. When I first began my journey, the last thing on my mind was recovery, I thought my illness was just going to be a new way […]