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Number of people reporting anxiety and depression nationwide since start of pandemic hits all-time high in September, hitting young people hardest

ALEXANDRIA, VA Mental Health America (MHA) today released data from the online screening…

Big Data Initiative Launched to Address Emerging Mental Health Crisis and Flatten the Mental Illness Curve of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alexandria, Va., and Deerfield, Ill. — Mental Health America (MHA), along with Lundbeck, announce the launch of a groundbreaking new initiative that will apply…

Mental Illness Awareness Week: As mental health issues increase nationwide, Mental Health America raises awareness through 7 Days, 7 Ways campaign

ALEXANDRIA, VA – As mental health issues increase at an alarming rate across the country,  Mental Health America (MHA) is kicking off a…

Chiming In Blog

By Ellen Bartoldus, nursing home administrator and social worker, Claudia S. Blumenstock, LNHA., and Aimee Falchuk, MPH, M. ED, CCEP, Board Member at Mental Health America “I am so afraid I will be the one to bring the virus into my nursing home.” “I am…

By Caren Howard, National Advocacy Manager at Mental Health America Mental Health America and partner organizations helped usher the introduction of recent key legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives: H.R. 8206, the Promoting Effective and…

By Kelly Davis, Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services at Mental Health America The pandemic is negatively impacting the mental health of many college students and has created a large shift to online learning. A survey conducted by Active…