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Thank you, Rusty Selix
Thank you, Rusty Selix
August 29, 2019

The Mental Health America community lost a friend, a mentor, a fierce advocate, and a family member when we lost Rusty Selix to ALS this week. The accolades have poured in...

Leaders: Confront the Hatred and Trauma Head-On
Leaders: Confront the Hatred...
August 04, 2019

When the Columbine shootings occurred twenty years ago, we understood it to be an uncommon tragedy. We sought information about the shooters, and naively believed that we might not live through...

Medicaid's 54th Birthday
Medicaid's 54th Birthday
July 31, 2019

Medicaid Anniversary Fifty-four years ago, on July 30, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Social Security Amendments Act of 1965 establishing the Medicare and Medicaid public health insurance programs....

To Improve Mental Health, We Need To Take On Social and Racial Injustice
To Improve Mental Health,...
July 22, 2019

The International District of Albuquerque, New Mexico is a majority Latino neighborhood that vibrates with life. It’s a hub of family-owned bakeries, restaurants, and shops that showcase the distinct origin stories...

Calling Student Leaders on Campus: MHA’s Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council (CMHIC) Applications Now Open!
Calling Student Leaders on...
July 18, 2019

This year, we are excited to expand CMHIC with more opportunities for sharing and engagement for members. Over the 2019-2020 academic year, this year’s selected students will: Connect with other campus...

Mental Health Crisis at Border Requires Immediate Attention
Mental Health Crisis at...
July 09, 2019

What is happening on our borders is not just about managing border security. As valid a concern as that is, no measure of border security can excuse taking children from their...

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