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Biden Foundation Seeks to Change Culture of Mental Health

On World Mental Health Day, Vice President Joe Biden offered keynote remarks at the Global Summit on Mental Health Culture Change at the House of Commons in London. His remarks, addressed to the crowd of advocates, leaders, and experts, highlighted the…Read More

From a Survivor of Sexual Assault Living with PTSD

Hearing “You have PTSD!” changed my life forever!

Never in a million years did I think I’d be diagnosed with PTSD, but I was sexually assaulted, and PTSD followed; it was…Read More

How to Teach Your Child Body Positivity

By Ana Reisdorf, registered dietician and writer for Walgreens

Today's society has an image-driven culture that…Read More

The Lesson of the 2018 Midterms for Our Mental Health

Last week, we tweeted that we should vote as if our mental health depended on it. In the aftermath of this election, it is clear that we did…Read More

Creating a Positive Workplace for Employee Mental Health

As employees, receiving reward and recognition when we perform well makes us feel acknowledged and appreciated. We are also more likely to continue to perform…Read More

New Rule Will Worsen State of Mental Health in America

“Self-sufficiency” has always been a basic principle of U.S. immigration law. To be admitted to the United States and to qualify for eventual citizenship, an individual must show that he or she has a reasonable prospect of earning a living, or that…Read More

3 Unique (and 1 Classic) Gifts for a Loved One Living with a Mental Illness

Every year, I make a promise to myself to begin thinking about holiday gifts long before the season starts – usually with little success.

Luckily, I am a huge fan of…Read More

MHA Celebrates Another Big Win: CMS Issues New Guidance Covering Many Community-based Mental Health Services

By Nathaniel Counts, MHA Senior Policy Director, and Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO

Mental Health America (MHA) is celebrating some…Read More

A New Congressional Report on Peers: Another Policy Win

Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a group that helps Congress oversee the federal government, issued a report on…Read More

Healthy Workplaces: Creating a Supportive Environment

In the age of increasing work and life separation, how do we reconcile human needs for care and support within workplace cultures of fast-paced productivity? Vocations vary far too widely in operations to standardize mental health supports or provision…Read More

How We Can Break the Back of the Growing Suicide Crisis

A newly released national report has bad news. There is a continuing increase in deaths from suicide for both men and women.

The…Read More