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What We’ve Learned from Alcohol Screenings

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By Madeline Reinert, MHA Policy and Programs Associate

There are many reasons people drink alcohol, whether it be to relax, have fun, or escape life’s stressors and frustrations. A lot of people indulge in alcohol safely, but it can also be incredibly risky, and if it starts to negatively…

Advocacy Update: April 2019

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Mental Health America (MHA) knows people are busy, so to help keep up with mental health advocacy tips and policy-related happenings, we created the Back Home Campaign Advocacy Update. We’ll summarize federal health-related goings on and offer a snapshot of our work. 

Are you working with elected officials in your state?

  1. Submit a Mental Health Champion nomination to your …

Using the Mind and Body in Recovering from Sexual Assault

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By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services

Each Sexual Assault Awareness Month I’m overwhelmed with so many people standing up and speaking out about their experiences with sexual violence. I feel the catharsis of hearing and reading people share stories like mine. I feel waves of hope about a future where these things are not only…

Using the Mind and Body in Recovering from Sexual Assault

sexual assault:Trauma

By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services

Each Sexual Assault Awareness Month I’m overwhelmed with so many people standing up and speaking out about their experiences with sexual violence. I feel the catharsis of hearing and reading people share stories like mine. I feel waves of hope about a future where these things are not only…

Trauma Causes Serious Mental Illness, Let's Do Something About It

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By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO





Jeremy Richman, a Connecticut neuroscientist and co-founder of the Avielle Foundation, died last week after a long battle with trauma. His death followed the death of Sydney Aiello, who fought an equally courageous 13-month battle with trauma, as well as another current…

Trauma Causes Serious Mental Illness, Let's Do Something About It

policy:Screening:suicide prevention

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO





Jeremy Richman, a Connecticut neuroscientist and co-founder of the Avielle Foundation, died last week after a long battle with trauma. His death followed the death of Sydney Aiello, who fought an equally courageous 13-month battle with trauma, as well as another current…

Trauma Causes Serious Mental Illness, Let's Do Something About It

policy:Screening:suicide prevention

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO





Jeremy Richman, a Connecticut neuroscientist and co-founder of the Avielle Foundation, died last week after a long battle with trauma. His death followed the death of Sydney Aiello, who fought an equally courageous 13-month battle with trauma, as well as another current…