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MHA Announces First-Of-Its Kind Workplace Mental Health Certification and Initial Recipients


February 02, 2020

Alexandria, VA —Mental Health America (MHA) is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of its new national employer certification program, The Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health.

About 1 in 5 employees will experience a mental health condition each year, but given the right resources, 5 in 5 employees benefit…

Mental Health America Responds to Block Grant Proposal – We Need More Resources, Not Less


January 01, 2020

Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) responded today to the Administration’s new Medicaid initiative with concern that it will set off a “race to the bottom” for states, by encouraging them to cut future Medicaid costs at the expense of people with serious mental health and substance use conditions.

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Dear State Medicaid letter today encouraging states to apply to block grant their Medicaid programs…

New Report Shines Spotlight on Mental Health in the Workplace


January 01, 2020

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. The findings of this new report complement and expand upon a 2019 study that…

MHA’s 2nd Annual Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council Report Released


October 10, 2019

Alexandria, VA — Mental Health America (MHA) is pleased to release Making Space for Mental Health on Campus, the 2nd annual report from MHA’s Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council (CMHIC) showcasing student-led programs that are filling gaps in traditional mental health services and supports on campuses across the United States. By highlighting the work of specific student leaders in mental health around the country, the report focuses…

New MHA State of Mental Health Report Shows Adults, Children in Crisis


September 09, 2019

Alexandria, VA – For the 6th 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, Pennsylvania came out on top overall with Nevada coming in 51st. The report also takes a look back on the trends of the last 6 years…

Mental Health America Names Mary Giliberti as Executive Vice President of Policy


September 09, 2019

Alexandria, VA – Mental Health America (MHA) is pleased to announce that Mary Giliberti is joining the national staff of MHA as its new Executive Vice President of Policy.

Mary will lead MHA’s federal policy work, focusing on policy issues that align with MHA’s overarching philosophy of addressing mental health Before Stage 4 – including support for early intervention for children and youth; the fight to ensure access to treatment;…