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On Purpose: 2022 Marks a Turning Point for Mental Health Advocacy

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In many ways, this past year has been a turning point for mental health advocacy. For years, we struggled to get policymakers, educators, and the media to prioritize or recognize mental health as a critical health policy issue. That has all changed.

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On Purpose: Supporting Children and Families Before a Crisis Occurs

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To end Emergency Department boarding we need to provide children and families with the help they need when they need it, and pediatric behavioral health urgent care is an important part of that solution.

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On Purpose: Helping Students Understand and Maintain their Mental Health

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Understanding and maintaining mental health is a life-long process that is essential to health and well being. At MAMH, we believe it’s never too early to start learning how to take care of our mental health.

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On Purpose: Protecting and Advancing Human Rights

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade is a violation of basic human rights, and we join millions of Americans to demand action ensuring that all people can, to the extent possible, choose the trajectories of their own lives.

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On Purpose: May is Mental Health Month

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May is Mental Health Month provides MAMH an opportunity to reflect on our purpose, review efforts to achieve our mission, and reflect on the work you -- our friends and supporters -- have done so far to make a difference.

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2021: The Year Everyone Was Talking About Mental Health

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If 2020 was the year we all wanted to forget, then 2021 may be remembered as the year everyone was talking about mental health.

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In this season of thanksgiving, we're grateful for new investments and protections for people with mental health conditions, but we recognize that we must address societal inequities to improve mental wellness.

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Racial Trauma and Mental Health: A Message from Our CEO, Danna Mauch

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For those experiencing racial trauma right now, we see you, we hear you, and we support you.