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Mental Health America Honors State Legislators Championing Mental Health

Alexandria, VA – Today Mental Health America recognized six state legislators as part of the group of MHA’s 2021 Legislative Champions. Each was honored virtually at MHA’s first of two summer Regional Policy Council (RPC) meetings…

As Youth Return to Classrooms, MHA Analysis Finds Vast Majority of States Unprepared to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis; Calls for More Education, Supports, and Services in Schools

Alexandria, VA – As schools prepare for students to return to classrooms next month, a new report released today by Mental Health America finds the overwhelming majority of states are unprepared to address the…

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…

Chiming In Blog

By Leslie Lundt, M.D, Executive Medical Director at Neurocrine Biosciences Telehealth use rapidly increased in the early months of the pandemic, fueled by an unprecedented expansion of coverage and reimbursement by health insurers. Because these changes…

MHA's affiliates across the country make a big impact in their communities. Every affiliate is a unique organization providing programs that best serve community needs. Mental Health Connecticut is headquartered in West Hartford and serves the people of…

By Melanie Zhou Growing up, I’d often view my mental health as a burden to others. I felt shame when reaching out for help and when I did reach out for help, I was often dismissed by family and community members for being “weak” or “sensitive.” As a…