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Mental Health America Applauds Growing Support for Mental Health Screening for Women and Children

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By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO; Theresa Nguyen, Senior Director of Policy and Programming; and Nathaniel Counts, Director of Policy

Mental Health America’s campaign for ubiquitous mental health screening picked up more momentum this week, as yet another major national organization recommended widespread mental health screening.

This week’s support comes from the

Mental Health America Applauds Growing Support for Mental Health Screening for Women and Children

Prevention:policy:b4stage4:Screening

By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO; Theresa Nguyen, Senior Director of Policy and Programming; and Nathaniel Counts, Director of Policy

Mental Health America’s campaign for ubiquitous mental health screening picked up more momentum this week, as yet another major national organization recommended widespread mental health screening.

This week’s support comes from the

Mental Health America Applauds Growing Support for Mental Health Screening for Women and Children

Prevention:policy:b4stage4:Screening

By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO; Theresa Nguyen, Senior Director of Policy and Programming; and Nathaniel Counts, Director of Policy

Mental Health America’s campaign for ubiquitous mental health screening picked up more momentum this week, as yet another major national organization recommended widespread mental health screening.

This week’s support comes from the

Mental Health America Applauds Growing Support for Mental Health Screening for Women and Children

Prevention:policy:b4stage4:Screening

By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO; Theresa Nguyen, Senior Director of Policy and Programming; and Nathaniel Counts, Director of Policy

Mental Health America’s campaign for ubiquitous mental health screening picked up more momentum this week, as yet another major national organization recommended widespread mental health screening.

This week’s support comes from the

Changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule May Help Distinguish Mental Illness from Violence


By: Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO

This week, the President announced a number of initiatives aimed at reducing violence in America.  Two of them specifically touched on mental health/mental illness.  The first was an announcement that the Administration was proposing the expenditure of $500 million for mental health services.  There were no details about how those dollars might be spent and so we will address…

Getting Reasonable Accommodations at Work Before Stage 4


By: Nathaniel Z. Counts, J.D., Director of Policy, Mental Health America, and Aaron Konopasky, J.D., Ph.D., Senior Attorney-Advisor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

At Mental Health America (MHA), we work to make sure people can get help Before Stage 4. When we think of cancer or heart disease, we don’t wait years to treat people. We start before Stage 4—we begin with prevention, identify symptoms, and develop a…