Congratulations to our very own Brittany Barnes (Director of Program Impact), and Kristina Baker (Recovery and Resilience Director) for being selected to speak at the Mental Health America 2020 Annual Conference in Washington D.C. Brittany and Kristina, joined by Dana Fogelsong of iNAPS, will be heading to D.C. to speak on training peer specialists and beginning training and certifying youth peer specialists.
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.