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Intervening effectively during early stages of mental illness can save lives and change the trajectories of people living with mental illnesses.

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2013 Grant Awarded to MHA by the Women's Impact Fund

The Women’s Impact Fund, a collective-giving organization composed of nearly 400 community minded women, announced five winners of the 2013 G ...

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Accepting Nominations for Annual Brunnemer Award

Each year, Mental Health America of Central Carolinas awards the H. Keith Brunnemer, Jr. Award to an individual or group of individuals we believe hav ...

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Although MHA Office Closed, Staff are Here for You

Due to the current Stay at Home Order issued by Mecklenburg County, MHA's staff is working remotely. MHA's Team is still available by phone and email ...

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Annual Recognition of Volunteers and Community Partners

MHA has nearly 200 volunteers engaged with our work each year and has countless partners who enable us to promote mental wellness in the community. Ea ...

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Ask Me What's Up, A Student Mental Health Initiative

With project leadership from Foundation For the Carolinas, MHA was proud to work on this project with partners: Vernisha Crawford/BYE LLC, Justin Perr ...

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Back to School Resources for Parents and Youth

We try our best to help our children succeed academically, but sometimes we forget that school is also a time when kids and young adults start to ques ...

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Be a Part of Social Change!

Take a Pledge to Break Mental Health Stigma!  It takes just a minute to add your name t ...

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Be BOLD: Invest in Community Wellness

Your contribution to MHA has the power to change a local life! With one in five affected by a mental health concern each year, chances are you are dir ...

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Breaking Stigma One Conversation at a Time

MHA Board Member and Ambassador Bill Franklin was interviewed by Ann Sheridan of WCNC TV October 2013, sharing about his personal experience with o ...

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Brunnemer Makes $75,000 Donation to MHA!

Mr. H. Keith Brunnemer, Jr. created a historical moment for the MHA when he was moved to help by donating $75,000 to the MHA after reading about the a ...

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Closing the Gap Around Latinx Mental Health

A major goal in MHA’s strategic plan is the align programs and services community needs. According to the latest census data, 13.8% of the po ...

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Coffee & Conversations Help us Create Community Solutions

Join the inspiring dialogue designed to Break Stigma One Conversation at a Time at a monthly MHA Coffee & Conversation
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Compeer Volunteers Make Friends, Change Lives!

Become a friend to someone with mental illness and you will help them (and yourself) in many ways.  Compeer friends meet face-to-face with the ...

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Contact MHA to Learn Life Saving Skills or to become a Suicide Prevention Trainer!

Not only does the MHA have 13 staff and volunteers who are certified as QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) suicide prevention trainers, w ...

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Does Macho Culture Keep Suicidal Soliders from Getting Help?

The nearly one-a-day suicide rate revealed by the Pentagon June 2012 represents a troubling increase over previous years. Read more below.


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Employers Can Support Employee Wellness

MHA has long offered trainings for local employers and has supported community members through programs and services. During the pandemic, however, th ...

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Free Counseling Opportunity for Eligible Community Members

MHA of Central Carolinas is honored to have funding from Mecklenburg County and Disability Rights and Resources, to extend our outreach related to the ...

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Local Officer's Compassionate Use of Mental Health First Aid

MHA's certified Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructors have reached over 1,100 Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and Mecklenburg County ...

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MHA affiliates are committed to addressing the trauma and lived experience of marginalized communities

MHA and local Trainer's Collaborative to reach 1,100 Firefighters

Mental Health America of Central Carolinas (MHA) and the members of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and QPR Suicide Prevention Training Collaborati ...

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MHA Hosts Free Virtual Series - Mental Health Matters

Join MHA’s Executive Director Kathy Rogers Tuesdays from 3:00 ...

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MHA Welcomes New Board Members for 2021-2022

As MHA kicks off the 2021-2022 fiscal year, we are pleased to welcome two new board members.

MHA's 1933 Society

MHA was founded in Charlotte in 1933.  For 83 years, Mental Health America of Central Carolinas has advocated to help all community members li ...

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MHA's Annual Volunteer and Community Awards

At MHA's annual “Chocolate Therapy” event on February ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Calming Waters

Calming Waters Counseling Services
has been ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Charlotte Psychotherapy & Consultation Group (CPCG)

The professionals o ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is HopeWay

HopeWay is a premier accredited non-profit m ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Presbyterian Psychological Services

Providing teletherapy during the COVID-19 restrictions and welcoming new clients.

MHA's Featured Group Practice is ProCure Therapeutic Agency, Inc.

ProCure Therapeutic Agency, Inc. is an organization that strives to continue improving upon the great quality services provided. As a testament of ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Red Oak Recovery

Inspiring transformation and self-exploration in the safe surroundings of a sanctuary in North Carolina

MHA's Featured Group Practice is The Blanchard Institute

Treating addiction and mental health is a journey that goes far beyond simply stopping the use of drugs and alcohol. For a successful, long-term re ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice: Eastover Psychological & Psychiatric Group

Eastover Psychological & Psychiatric ...

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MHA's Virtual 7th Annual Wake Up for Wellness

MHA's Wake Up For Wellness Campaign

Although you missed our live event on May 14, 2020 ...

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Nearly 2,000 CMPD Complete Mental Health First Aid Training

MHA was honored to partner with the Mecklenburg County MHFA & QPR Instructors Collaborative to train nearly 2,000 Charlotte Mecklenburg Polic ...

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PhotoVoice: Youth Storytelling Project

MHA's PhotoVoice workshops provide an opportunity to express yourself creatively through photography. In a series of five 2.5-hour workshops, particip ...

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