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Mental Health America Announces Winners of 2020 Awards

Alexandria, VA—Mental Health America (MHA) is happy to announce today the 2020 recipients of the Clifford W. Beers Award, our Mental Health Corporate Excellence Award, the Innovation in Programming Award, the Media Award, the youth-…

Mental Health America Statement on FCC Decision on 3 Digit Hotline

By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America

“Mental Health America applauds the decision of the FCC order that 9-8-8 be established as a three-digit national, official suicide prevention and mental health crisis…

Mental Health America Statement on Crisis Text Line

By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America

During the past seven years, the Crisis Text Line (CTL) has been an important tool in helping people experiencing mental health crises.

In recent weeks, CTL…

Chiming In Blog

By Juan Acosta, Youth Intern at Born This Way Foundation and member of Mental Health America’s Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council As 2020 began, we didn’t expect for our lives to be altered in such a tremendous way. We all looked forward to…

By Taylor Adams, Manager of Workplace Mental Health at Mental Health America Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to feel powerless and isolated. Our inability to chat with friends and family face-to-face, grab a happy hour bite to eat with coworkers…

By Julio J. Fonseca, Senior Program Manager, AIDS United I recently got an email from a colleague and friend who leads a national black social justice organization.  He signed off with “I hope you are continuing to guard your joy.”  That…