April 15, 2020
By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, CPRP
Mental health treatment during the coronavirus pandemic is extremely important to ensure continuity of care for those already receiving treatment and people who become newly symptomatic.
During this crisis, some people may experience added stress, anxiety and depression. In some cases, these symptoms can be addressed through coping strategies. However, if your symptoms are affecting your ability to function,more » Read More
Be informed about the new Psychiatric Advance Directive and Medical Advance Directive. Here are links to several recent news articles concerning the legal steps individuals can take to ensure their needs are known and met.more » Read More
Mental Health America is committed to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness. We advocate for prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated services, care and treatment for those who need it, and recovery as the goal.
We believe that gathering and providing up-to-date data and information about disparities faced by individuals with mental health problems is a tool for change.
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One in five American adults — a staggering 43.8 million people — experiences mental illness each year, and yet stigma and secrecy continue to surround discussions of mental health, often preventing people from seeking help when they need it. Enter Anxy, a magazine that focuses on mental health through the lenses of design, art, and writing. Currently being funded through a Kickstarter campaign, Anxyaims to promote open discussions about the mental and emotional challenges that people face every day and smash the stigmas that accompany mental disorders.more » Read More