Latest Mental Health America Stories

2014-08-25 12:27:06

Tips and Information for Parents and Students; Survey on Bullying ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the challenges a new school year presents, Mental Health America is providing new resources on student mental health (http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/back-school). "A student's mental health is just as important as their general health," said Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America. "We know the start of a new school year can be a...

2014-08-12 16:26:40

His Life Should Continue to Inspire Us ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America: Robin Williams' tragic and untimely death after a decades-long battle against bipolar disorder reminds us that mental illnesses are all too often serious and life-threatening chronic diseases. Mental illnesses--especially serious ones--rob us of our health and well-being. They present daily challenges that can...

2014-07-14 12:27:34

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is significant interest and need in mental health services among people who identify as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority, data from Mental Health America's new online screening site show. Responses of individuals from racial and ethnic minorities indicate that they are more likely than whites to report that they would monitor their health by taking screens regularly....

2014-06-24 12:27:55

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health policy expert Susan Dentzer, national thought leaders and mental health advocates, including recording artist, author and actress Demi Lovato, headline Mental Health America's 2014 Annual Conference--Parity and the Affordable Care Act: Bridging Gaps to Advance Mental Health--at the Sheraton Atlanta, Georgia, September 10-12, 2014. The Conference will examine the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Mental...

2014-04-21 12:26:51

Theme Recognizes Importance of Mental Health to Overall Health; Steps to Improve Well-Being ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mind Your Health--this year's theme for May is Mental Health Month--calls attention to the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness. "We know that mental health is integral to overall health," said David. L. Shern, Ph.D., president and CEO of Mental Health America. "People need to care for their mental health so they can...

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