MHA In the News

Educator of the Year

Congratulations to our Buddy Ambassadors Director, Loverly Sheridan, on her nomination and being a finalist for the Educator of the the Year, for the Palm Beach Illustrated Education Awards. With her Buddy Ambassadors program, Sheridan intends to tackle bullying in schools all over Palm Beach County. "Be a Buddy, Not a Bully"

Buddy Ambassadors

The MHA Buddy Ambassador Campaign promotes mental health and support for community children through active listening, kindness, and inclusiveness.

Because Everybody Needs A Buddy.

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Leaders in Mental Health Advocacy

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.


Thank you, Rusty Selix
Thank you, Rusty Selix