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Here’s How You Can Address Both Mental Health and Hunger in Your Community


By Jillian Hughes, Communications Director at Mental Health America

The food you put into your body is critical for maintaining good health and well-being, and that includes mental health as well as physical health. A healthy, well-…Read More

As AAPIs, We Need Therapists Who Look Like Us


By Dr. Elissa S. Lee, Researcher, Occupational Therapist, Writer, and Consultant and Lillian Man, MSW/MPH Candidate at UC Berkeley

We’re tired of the statistics, so let’s just get it out there:

AAPIs are the…Read More

Why You Should Care About #FreeBritney


By Jessica Kennedy, Chief of Staff at Mental Health America

Britney Spears’ case returns to court today and supporters of the #FreeBritney movement will rally in D.C. at the Lincoln Memorial to pledge their support for her and her…Read More

Mental Health and Hip-Hop: An Undeniable Super Team for Healing & Wellness


By Dr. Randolph D. Sconiers, DSW, LCSW, Owner of Mental-Hop 

Many people will read the title of this article and never consider the idea that mental health could be connected to the influential culture of hip-hop, creating an…Read More

Empowering Yourself and Your Community of Color


By Melanie Zhou

Growing up, I’d often view my mental health as a burden to others. I felt shame when reaching out for help and when I did reach out for help, I was often dismissed by family and community members for being “weak” or “…Read More

Celebrating Bebe Moore Campbell


MHA's affiliates across the country make a big impact in their communities. Every affiliate is a unique organization providing programs that best serve community needs. Mental Health Connecticut is headquartered in West Hartford and serves the…Read More