Empowering Mental Health Services in Erie: Journey to Wellness

Welcome to Erie Journey to Wellness, a leading mental health initiative in Erie County that bridges the gap between those in need and access to high-quality therapeutic services. With the unwavering support of The Erie Community Foundation and United Way of Erie, we’re making strides in transforming the mental health landscape in our community.

Erie Mental Health Support: Addressing the Need

Erie, like many communities, faces a significant mental health crisis. The demand for mental health services in Erie County is immense, with Journey to a Trauma Informed Life receiving an average of 55 referrals per month. Through Erie Journey to Wellness, we’re committed to meeting this demand by providing immediate, solution-focused therapy sessions to those on our waiting list.

Journey: Healing Together

Working Toward a Solution to the Mental Health Crisis in Erie

Our goal is to enroll 75 participants in the Erie Journey to Wellness program by June 1, 2023, with our dedicated Mental Health Support Staff (MHSS) working diligently to enroll 3-5 Journeyers per week. Our support extends throughout a participant’s average 3-month-long enrollment, where we engage in a collaborative, solution-focused manner, aiming for consistent improvement in their functioning levels throughout the program.

Providing Free Therapy in Erie to Meet the Overwhelming Need

The Erie Journey to Wellness program provides up to ten solution-based therapy sessions to each enrolled individual, and is completely free for clients thanks to the incredible support of The Erie Community Foundation and United Way of Erie. Our mission is to make mental health services accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial situation.

Qualifying for the Program

To qualify for our program, individuals must reside within Erie County and be on the interest list for services from Journey to a Trauma Informed Life. If you, or someone you know, is seeking mental health support, we encourage you to reach out to us today.

Donate to Support Mental Health in Erie

We believe in empowering individuals on their journey to mental wellness, but we can’t do it without your help. If you’re interested in helping Journey: Healing Together to continue providing free and low-cost programming such as Erie Journey to Wellness, please consider donating here. Your generosity will directly impact the lives of those who need it most. Together, we can make a difference in mental health in Erie County.