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Mental Health America Appoints New Board Members

Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) has held its Annual Delegate Assembly and voted in four new national board members. MHA is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of mental health and business…

Leading Mental Health Organizations Strongly Support New Bipartisan Peer Support Legislation Introduced in the Senate

Alexandria, VA – Leading mental health organizations, including the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD), Mental Health America (MHA), the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), the…

MHA Board of Directors Names Schroeder Stribling As New President and Chief Executive Officer

Alexandria, VA – The following is a statement from the Board of Directors at Mental Health America:

Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living…

Chiming In Blog

By Kat McIntosh, Manager of Global Peer Support at Mental Health America Everyone deserves to feel pride in their mental health. Research shows that sharing the story of your mental illness can be empowering and may enhance a person’s self-esteem[1]. In…

By Steven Feldman, President of the Human-Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) Pets have been a bright spot in people’s lives throughout the pandemic, providing unconditional love and support. Approximately 11 million U.S. households brought home a new…

By Kat McIntosh, Manger of Global Peer Support at Mental Health America In mental health, a peer is usually used to refer to someone who shares the experience of living with a psychiatric disorder and/or addiction. Within this context, two people living…