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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

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.

2000 N. Beauregard Street,
6th Floor Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone (703) 684.7722

Toll Free (800) 969.6642

Fax (703) 684.5968

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