April 2019 | Mental Health America

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April 2019

Trauma Causes Serious Mental Illness, Let's Do Something About It

By Paul Gionfriddo, MHA President and CEO



Jeremy Richman, a Connecticut neuroscientist and co-founder of the Avielle Foundation, died last week after a long battle with trauma. His death followed the death of Sydney Aiello, who fought an equally courageous 13-month battle with trauma, as well as another current Parkland student just days later.

Using the Mind and Body in Recovering from Sexual Assault

By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services

Advocacy Update: April 2019

Mental Health America (MHA) knows people are busy, so to help keep up with mental health advocacy tips and policy-related happenings, we created the Back Home Campaign Advocacy Update. We’ll summarize federal health-related goings on and offer a snapshot of our work. 

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What We’ve Learned from Alcohol Screenings

By Madeline Reinert, MHA Policy and Programs Associate

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