8, 2007); National Mental Health Association, News Release, NMHA
Announces Position on Death Penalty (Apr.
also vigorously lobbies Congress on behalf of other agencies and departments which provide it no funds.
advises people seeking mental health treatment to check their provider's credentials and affiliations.
didn't have anything in print at the time, it didn't waste any time in responding to the overwhelming requests.
offers several tips for dealing with chronic job stress, including:
has been one of CMHS's major champions on Capitol Hill, urging Congress to allocate it ever more funds.
The collaborative development with the National Mental Health Association (NMHA
) of a Justice for Juveniles Initiative that will support the NMHA
and its 330 affiliates in a nationwide campaign to stimulate public education addressing the needs of these juveniles;
David Shern has the vision, expertise, and background to lead NMHA
into a new era," said Sergio Aguilar Gaxiola, the association's acting chair.
Mental health program directors and professionals are on the front lines in confronting the inevitable fallout from living with post-9/11 fear and anxiety," said Michael Faenza, president and chief executive officer of NMHA
One way or the other, states will pay for the cost of mental illness through increased emergency services, homelessness, and an overburdened criminal justice system," said NMHA
president and CEO Mike Faenza.
With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, NMHA
works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research and service.
The favorable comments came from 258 psychiatric thought leaders and psychiatrists, 50 neurologists, more than 100 other healthcare professionals, 645 patients and family members, 41 patient advocacy groups including NAMI, DBSA, NMHA
and the Epilepsy Foundation and more than 20 members of Congress.