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Statement in Response to Conviction of Derek Chauvin on All Three Counts

Alexandria, VA – The following is a statement from Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America:

“Today’s verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin comes with a wave of intense emotions that have been…

Mental Health America Selected as One of Four National Nonprofits Featured in the NFL’s 2021 “Draft-a-Thon”

Alexandria, VA – The NFL announced today that Mental Health America will be one of four national nonprofit organizations featured in its 2021 “Draft-a-Thon,” a fundraiser that drives awareness and action to close critical gaps at the…

Updated Statement on Anti-racism and Health Equity

Mental Health America’s Board of Directors released an updated statement on anti-racism and health equity, reaffirming MHA’s ongoing commitment to social change and racial justice.


Chiming In Blog

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…

This article was originally posted on IDONTMIND's journal and has been cross-posted here with permission. Read the original article here. There are so many ways you can volunteer your time to mental health! Not only is volunteering a way to support other…

By Louis Gagnon, CEO of Total Brain One year into COVID-19, school systems nationwide report that grades are taking a hit. Poor adaptation to virtual learning mandates and economic inequities have been cited as key drivers of the toll on academics.…