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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 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…

By Dr. Randolph D. Sconiers, DSW, LCSW, Owner of Mental-Hop  Many people will read the title of this article and never consider the idea that mental health could be connected to the influential culture of hip-hop, creating an engaging approach to…

By Jessica Kennedy, Chief of Staff at Mental Health America Britney Spears’ case returns to court today and supporters of the #FreeBritney movement will rally in D.C. at the Lincoln Memorial to pledge their support for her and her fight against…