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More than a Quarter Million People Screened Positive for Depression, Anxiety Since Start of the Pandemic

Alexandria, VA - Tens of thousands of people experienced serious mental health symptoms in July as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to take a huge toll on the mental health of the nation, according to new data released today by…

More Than 169,000 People Screen Positive for Depression or Anxiety Since the Start of the Pandemic

Alexandria, VA –The COVID-19 pandemic continues to exact a huge toll on the mental health of the nation. As of the end of June, more than 7,000 people each day were going to Mental Health America’s web site (…

Mental Health America Announces New Young Mental Health Leaders Council

Mental Health America (MHA) is excited to announce our new Young Mental Health Leaders Council. For the past three years, MHA’s…

Chiming In Blog

By Jennifer Cheang, Director of Digital Marketing at Mental Health America At, we know that among Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) that take a mental health screen, people who identified themselves as multiracial were the…

By Eddie Russo, RN March 6th, 2020—I will remember that day for many years to come.  Walking into my night shift that evening, I knew COVID-19 began to crawl its way into our Seattle hospital. When my shift began, I was in the Float Critical Care…

By Brooksi Bottari, MA, LMHC Director of Veteran Initiatives Melwood Veteran Services The recent disappearance and murder of Private First Class Vanessa Guillen from Fort Hood has once again shone a light on an ongoing crisis in the military. According…