Mental Health America


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Mental Health America

A non-profit citizens’ organisation dedicated to legislative advocacy for those with mental disorders.

Services
Public education, prevention of abuse and family problems, sponsorship of parent support groups.
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Mental Health America is pleased to be working with Walgreens on this important initiative," said Paul Gionfriddo, president and chief executive officer for Mental Health America.
Nevada was 51st in the adult measures and in access to care, Arkansas ranked 51st in the child measures, and Oregon was 51st in the prevalence ranking, noted Mental Health America, which also gave a ranking to the District of Columbia.
Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association).
Health and Developmental Services; Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association; Virginia Association of Community Services Boards; Mental Health America of Virginia; National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Virginia; Virginia Organization of Consumers Asserting Leadership (VOCAL).
Financial pressures are the most important source of stress during the holidays, according to the Mental Health America survey, but many other factors can make people feel tense and overwhelmed as they try to respond to the social obligations, shopping, added chores, and busy schedules that accompany the season.
According to Mental Health America (2003), clinical depression has become one of America's most costly illnesses.
More than two million Americans age 65 and older suffer from some form of depression, according to Mental Health America.
Mental Health Month Mental Health America 2000 North Beauregard Street, 6th Floor Alexandria, VA 22311 www.
4 Mental Health America, formerly known as the National Mental Health Association, advocates for changes in policy and provides services and programs for the general public and those at risk.
Unemployed Americans are four times more likely than those with jobs to report symptoms of severe mental illness such as major depression, according to a survey released in October 2009 that was conducted for Mental Health America, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the Depression is Real Coalition.
Mental Health America hails approval of federal parity legislation.
Mental Health America used data from nationally representative surveys conducted by government agencies in the rankings of the states by depression and suicide rates.

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