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A New Age of Advocacy

By Patrick Hendry, Senior Director, Consumer Advocacy

Age of Advocacy CoverIn my role at Mental Health America (MHA), I have the opportunity to travel around the country and work with a wide variety of advocacy organizations and—particularly—peer…

In the Aftermath of the Marysville Shooting


By Paul Gionfriddo, President/CEO

I was sitting at my desk when the news broke on Friday afternoon that a fifteen year old student at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington had opened fire in the school cafeteria, killing at least one other student before taking his own life as well.

Another fourteen year old died over the weekend, bringing the death toll to three – all young teenagers.

It is hard to know what…