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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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Art In Mind: AIM for Gray Matter

We challenge you to AIM FOR GRAY MATTER!  Save the date of October 4, 2018 for MHA's Art In Mind art exhibition and auction at the Mint Museum Up ...

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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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Bhutanese Teens Receive Suicide Prevention Training

On December 14, 2013, about two dozen youth learned QPR suicide prevention skills in an event organized by the Bhutanese Community Association of C ...

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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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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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Election Statement from our National Affiliate

"MHA stands ready to work with President Trump and the new Congress to put this plan into action – to realize the day that mental health is trul ...

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Join the Peace Crane Campaign


The crane, conceivably the oldest bird on earth, has long been a s ...

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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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Lost in New York: Found in Charlotte, a Recovery Story

Benjamin Ogunrinde has been an MHA part-time Compeer Assistant for the past 5 years and is now serving as an MHA Ambassador.  Read his story b ...

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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 Welcomes Seven New Board Members for 2018-2019

With the start of a new fiscal year, MHA recently added seven new Board members, with diverse backgrounds to help the organization continue to adva ...

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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 1 ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Calming Waters Counseling Services

At Calming Waters, they focus their work on child, adolescent, adult, couples, and family therapy. They are understanding ...

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

Eastover Psychological & Psychiatric Group is an independent, multidisciplinary group practice of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is HopeWay



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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Jewish Family Services of Greater Charlotte


Life doesn’t always g ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services

Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services, located on a beautiful 16-acre campus in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, specializes in psychiatric treatment ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Presbyterian Psychological Services


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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Teen Health Connection

Teen Health Connection is a healthcare practice that provides medical and mental healthcare and prevention and health education services for adolescen ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is The Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center

Specializing in anxiety and OCD-related disorders in Charlotte, NC.

Call or text them today at (704)631-3980 to learn about how th ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is The Renfrew Center

MHA Professional Member The Renfrew Center has been the pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since 1985. As the nation’s first reside ...

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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Wellness Counseling Center

Wellness Counseling Center

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National and Local Efforts to Dialogue about Mental Health

Mental Health America participated in a national conference hosted by the White House on June 3, 2012, nearly five months after the president issue ...

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PhotoVoice: Youth Storytelling Project

MHA is seeking 12-18 year old youth to join us at Cabarrus Health Alliance for five hands-on PhotoVoice workshops sessions November 5-16, 2018.  ...

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