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Advocacy Update: June 2019

Mental Health America (MHA) knows people are busy so we created the Back Home Campaign Advocacy Update to summarize federal and state mental health news and activities. If you’d like to learn about happenings in...

A Boy, His Anorexia, and the Heart Saved...

By Non Wels, feely human and creator of You, Me, Empathy (Trigger warning: Disordered eating, weight, and suicidal ideation are mentioned in this blog post.) I’m a man in recovery from Anorexia Nervosa. Go to Source...

What does body image mean for people living...

The last week has witnessed a plethora of rich conversations lead by the Mental Health Foundation about the intersection of body image and mental health. As Mental Health Awareness week comes to a close, Hannah from...

This is the action you said want to...

We asked some of our supporters what issues they felt that those of who live with mental illness still have to face and what they would like to see done to make real change happen. Go to Source...

Ten to Twenty Percent of New Moms Experience...

By Carole Mendoza, IBM Director of Global Health Benefits and Well-being Strategy, and Board Member, 2020 Mom Pregnancy and childbirth are often an exciting, happy time in a family’s life, but it is also an incredibly...

Treating Opioid Use Disorder

By: Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, PhD, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use I write this today not to provide a listing of programs that my agency has funded nor an update on how we are doing in...