Em Skehill is the Director of Public Awareness and Education at Mental Health America (MHA). She develops digital content to support individuals seeking mental health resources and conducts research to inform MHA’s awareness efforts, including toolkits for Mental Health Month, Back to School and National Family Caregivers Month. Currently her work is heavily focused on the mental health repercussions of COVID-19, with an emphasis on loneliness and the needs of frontline healthcare workers.
Em graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Communication Studies and Psychology. Her lived mental health experience has made her a passionate advocate for stigma reduction and increased accessibility to services.