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Mental Health America (MHA) is excited to announce our new Young Mental Health Leaders Council. For the past three years, MHA’s Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Coun…


Alexandria, VA—Mental Health America (MHA) is happy to announce today the 2020 recipients of the Clifford W. Beers Award, our Mental Health Corporate Excellence Award, the Innovation in Programming Award, the Media Award, the youth-focused mPower Award, and the George Goodman and…


By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America

“Mental Health America applauds the decision of the FCC order that 9-8-8 be established as a three-digit national, official suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline number by July 2022. Suicide rates have r…


By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America

During the past seven years, the Crisis Text Line (CTL) has been an important tool in helping people experiencing mental health crises.

In recent weeks, CTL reported increases in demand for its services. Menta…


By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America

Black lives matter.

We should not have to say that. But we must, because our nation has finally come to realize that racism has cost us too many lives for too long a time.

Why would Mental Health Ameri…


Alexandria, VA — This past week, Mental Health America (MHA) held its Annual Delegate Assembly and voted in four new national board members. MHA is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of mental health and business professionals, affiliate leaders, people with live…