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Statement on NYC plan to involuntarily hospitalize people with mental illness

Alexandria, VA (Dec. 2, 2022) – Schroeder Stribling, president and CEO of Mental Health America, issued the following statement today regarding the New York City mayor’s plan to involuntarily hospitalize people with mental illness:

“Mental Health America appreciates New…

Mental Health America, Bazelon Center, and University of Pittsburgh receive $100,000 Engagement Award for joint project on the campus mental health crisis

Alexandria, VA (Nov. 16, 2022) – Mental Health America (MHA), the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, and the University of Pittsburgh today announced they have been approved for a $100,000 funding award through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program, an…

Statement on the 2022 midterm election results

Alexandria, VA (Nov. 9, 2022) – Schroeder Stribling, president and CEO of Mental Health America, issued the following statement today regarding the 2022 U.S. midterm election results:

“Millions of Americans practiced the sacred act of casting a ballot in the 2022 midterm…

Mental Health America receives $3.5 million grant from Elevance Health Foundation for substance use, addiction disorders program

Alexandria, VA (Oct. 20, 2022) – Mental Health America (MHA) today announced that it is a recipient of a $3.5 million grant from Elevance Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Elevance Health Inc., to expand its efforts in online interventions for substance use and…

MHA Releases Annual State of Mental Health in America Report

Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts rank highest; Kansas, Oregon, and Arizona show most need

Alexandria, VA (Oct. 13, 2022) – Mental Health America (MHA) today released its annual State of Mental Health in America report, which ranks all 50 states and the…

Mental Health America announces new Young Mental Health Leaders Council

Alexandria, VA—Mental Health America (MHA) today is thrilled to announce our new Young Mental Health Leaders Council. Since 2017, MHA has identified young leaders ages 18-25 who have created programs and initiatives that fill gaps in mental health supports and resources in their…