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About Mental Health America
Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care and treatment for those who need it--with recovery as the goal. With over 200 affiliates in 41 states, 6,500 affiliate staff and over 10,000 volunteers, we are a powerful voice for healthy communities throughout the nation.
Mental Health America is always available to assist media professionals in their coverage of mental health issues. If you are a member of the media and would like information or want to connect with a mental health expert, please contact us at 703-838-7516 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the following linked pages of our website, you will find: our positions on key issues; a list of experts; information on mental health and substance use conditions; and our work on policy and advocacy issues such as mental health parity and health care reform.