As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase, so does the associated anxiety. For the general public, the mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as are the physical health effects. And for the one in five who already have mental health conditions – or the one in two who are at risk of developing them – we need to take personal, professional, and policy measures now to address them.
Mental Illness should be understood as a brain illness, and just like any part of our body should receive proper treatment. Mental Health America of Palm Beach County offers programs that give care and support to aide the recovery of mental health.
Founded in 1909, Mental Health America (MHA) – with more than 200 affiliates across the United States – is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.
MHA collaborates with scientists, practitioners, policy experts, advocates, and other community leaders to design policy recommendations that promote:
Our programs are designed to provide care and support to school-aged children up to older adults over the age of 60. We offer a space to speak openly about mental health, to build awareness, and change the way people think about mental health.