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Alexandria, VA - Tens of thousands of people experienced serious mental health symptoms in July as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to take a huge toll on the mental health of the nation, according to new data released today by Mental Health America (MHA).

MHA, which…


Alexandria, VA –The COVID-19 pandemic continues to exact a huge toll on the mental health of the nation. As of the end of June, more than 7,000 people each day were going to Mental Health America’s web site (www.mhascree…


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…