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Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) Screening Program, which provides free, anonymous mental health screens, shows roughly 18,000 more people sought help for anxiety or depression since pandemic began; nearly 14,000 considered suicide or self-harm in March and April.


Alexandria, VA – During a time of unprecedented anxiety about a world pandemic, Mental Health America (MHA) today announced the start of its 2020 May is Mental Health Month campaign, with an emphasis on delivering “Tools 2 Thrive” to address the mental health needs of e…


Alexandria, VA - As the “peak” of the COVID-19 pandemic draws near and government officials begin to prepare for a return to “normal business,” new data from Mental Health America (MHA) show how deeply the pandemic is affecting the mental health of the nation – and how different…


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23) — The organizations highlighted below express thanks to the Senate for taking the first step in recognizing nonprofits in its proposed relief package. However, we believe Congress needs to take further actions to ensure our ability to continue ser…


Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) today announced that 1,015 additional mental health screeners nationwide have screened with a severe anxiety result in the month since the coronavirus worry began to emerge. MHA offers free, anonymous mental health screenings at …


The following is a statement from Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO, Mental Health America:

“As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase, so does the associated anxiety.

“For the general public, the mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address a…