Alexandria, VA — MHA is pleased to release a new report focused on the American workforce and mental health, Creating a Healthy Workplace: Impact of Supervisor Support and Company Culture.
Alexandria, VA –– Mental Health America (MHA) is excited to announce that it has partnered with MedCircle on its new KnowBrainer Campaign - an initiative where individuals watch a two-minute video about the brain and MedCircle donates to MHA.
“MHA is happy to be a part of MedCircle’s innovative KnowBrainer campaign,” said Paul Gionfriddo, MHA president and CEO. “If we want to make progress on addressing mental illness before stage 4, we agree that it’s important for all of us to have a better understanding of the brain.”
By: Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO, MHA
“Mental Health America is deeply disappointed that in HR 1112, language is included that perpetuates historic, unfair and unfounded assumptions and prejudices about people experiencing or living with a mental health condition. It is built upon the widely held, but erroneous, belief that equates mental illness with violence.
Washington, DC — Mental Health America (MHA) will gather this evening at The National Press Club to celebrate its 110th birthday and honor Governor Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island for her work to address mental illness Before Stage 4. MHA awards its 2019 B4Stage4 Leadership Award to Governor Raimondo for her leadership and commitment to strengthening behavioral health in Rhode Island through the provision of mental health services for students, increasing access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment, and supporting behavioral health parity.
Alexandria, VA - Mental Health America (MHA) and Walk the Talk America (WTTA) announced today a partnership to prevent suicide death by firearms by creating materials and conducting outreach to gun ranges across the country in an effort to share information about depression and warning signs that someone may be considering suicide. Their formal partnership officially begins today at the Shot Show in Las Vegas, where they will be openly engaging with firearm industry representatives, gun owners, gun sellers, and those that use firearms professionally.
Alexandria, VA — Mental Health America (MHA) will be recognizing today a select group of state legislators who have earned the title of “Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Champions.” They will be honored at MHA’s Regional Policy Council (RPC) meeting, which coincides with the Council of State Governments National Conference in Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati today.
By: Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO
"This morning, we were awakened to the horror of yet another mass shooting – this time at a nightclub in southern California. It is hard to ignore the shock of such news, and impossible at this early stage to determine the motive of the 28-year-old shooter.
Alexandria, VA – For the fifth year in a row, Mental Health America (MHA) released its annual State of Mental Health Report, which ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on several mental health and access measures. This year, Minnesota came out on top overall with Nevada coming in 51st. The report also dives into addressing trauma in youth, and its long-term impact on performance and behavior in school.
Mental Health America (MHA) is pleased to release Beyond Awareness: Student-led Innovation in Campus Mental Health, a report showcasing student-led programs that are filling gaps in traditional mental health services and supports on campuses across the United States.