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The Future of Mental Health Starts with Prevention

“Youth have ideas that can transform the system to serve all and not just some.” 
Juan Acosta, Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council member and 2023 Policy Institute…Read More

Watch recap of the 2023 Mental Health America Policy Institute

On June 6, Mental Health America conducted its 2023 National Policy Institute: Tweens, Teens and Technology in Washington, D.C. The program explored policies that, if adopted, would support adolescent mental health and healthy behaviors online and…Read More

Watch brief recap of 2023 MHA Conference Affiliate Day presentations

More than 120 individuals from Mental Health America Affiliates across the country convened June 7 for the MHA Conference Affiliate Day. Twelve sessions covered topics such as 988 implementation, LGBTQ+ peer support, redefining Black masculinities, and…Read More

Day 1 at the 2023 Mental Health America Conference: Next Gen Prevention

The opening day of the 2023 Mental Health America Conference, Next Gen Prevention, kicked off with nearly 700 people in Washington, D.C., and over 10,000 virtual attendees tuning in from across the country and globe.

Jennifer Bright…Read More

Day 2 at the 2023 Mental Health America Conference: Next Gen Prevention

The second day of the 2023 Mental Health America Conference saw a packed lineup of speakers, award presentations, and discussions and networking amongst in-person attendees. 

Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, Assistant Secretary for…Read More

Day 3 at the 2023 Mental Health America Conference: Next Gen Prevention

The final day of the 2023 Mental Health America Conference: Next Gen Prevention did slow down, but rather fired up attendees with energetic keynotes and sessions.

Dr. David J. Johns, executive director of the…Read More

5 reasons to apply for MHA’s Young Leaders Council

Since launching in 2017, Mental Health America’s youth leadership programs have inspired and empowered more than 100 outstanding young mental health leaders. As part of their work, members have appeared in The New York Times and Teen Vogue, gained…Read More

LGBTQ+ Pride: What's changed from Gen X to Millennials?

This Pride Month we decided to take a look at two different but intersected perspectives on what this month means in our current environment. The first is from Mental Health America’s President and CEO Schroeder Stribling, and the second is from…Read More

3 insights from the 2023 MHA Conference that gave me hope

As someone who’s been in the mental health advocacy space for the past six years, I’ve learned that having hope that things can become better is a lifelong marathon. With…Read More

How young trans leaders practice rest and resilience amid legislative uncertainty and oppression

The Human Rights Campaign has declared a national state of emergency for LGBTQ+ Americans. The transgender community in particular is facing an…Read More