MHA-A News

#RunningDownStigma 5K planned for September 11

The RunningDownStigma 5k Run/Walk is a family-friendly event that brings individual runners, team-based runners, and walkers together to build a mentally healthier community.


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Monthly Board Spotlight: Crystal Abbe Graham

Board member Crystal Graham discusses why she is a part of the Board of Directors for Mental Health America of Augusta and invites you to get a mental-health screening or get vital resources through the MHAA website. She also invites you to get trained to play a role in suicide prevention in the community. (Video)


MHAA receives support from Youth Philanthropy Council

Since 2008, the YPC has granted a total of $220,500 to local nonprofit organizations serving youth. Throughout those years, the youth participating in the YPC have consistently recognized the importance of ensuring that their peers have access to programs and services that support their well-being.


MHAA establishes A.R. “Pete” Giesen Jr. Scholarship Fund

We are extremely honored and humbled to be establishing the Mental Health America of Augusta A.R. “Pete” Giesen Jr. Scholarship Fund to continue to honor the legacy he left and support local students pursue their dreams.


Art: A Voice exhibit goes live May 26

Already receiving lots of inspiring submissions to this year’s “Art: A Voice” exhibition scheduled to go live on May 26.


2021 Meet and Greet planned

You are cordially invited to attend the Mental Health America of Augusta’s 2021 Meet and Greet on June 18 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.


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Join us as a volunteer

Mental Health America of Augusta is seeking help as we look to grow and expand the programs, services, and resources we offer our communities.


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Mental Health America of Augusta launches Mental Health Month messaging

An increased number of calls have been coming into the Mental Health America of Augusta office this month related to depression and anxiety. The Staunton-based nonprofit is ready to answer the mighty call to action from our community.


MHA-A presents safeTALK on May 28

Mental Health America of Augusta, Valley Community Services Board and Lock & Talk Virginia present safeTALK on Friday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Waynesboro. There is no cost. However, pre-registration is required.


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710 people participate in virtual conference; 90-day access available for purchase

Mental Health America of Augusta hosted a half-day virtual conference on Monday, April 26, titled “Children and Youth: The State of Mental Health.” 710 people registered for the conference which also included a community panel via Zoom.