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New Mental Health and Global Conflict Page

Dear Mental Health America community: As we bear witness to the horrific images and the bottomless grief emerging from Israel and Gaza, we fear the next global mental health emergency unfolding before us. Millions will carry the scars of this time for generations to come – it is unavoidable. In the U.S., we see and […]

2022 Impact

Impact Report Thank you to all of our community partners, volunteers, investors, board members, and those who allowed MHA-A to build mentally healthier communities.

In Memory of Dorothy “Dot” Vailes White

  Dot Vailes White of Waynesboro, Va., passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday November 8, 2022, surrounded by family. Born in Jackson, Tenn., Dot received a bachelor’s degree from Memphis State University and completed graduate work at UVA and James Madison University. She had an esteemed career in real estate in Augusta County […]

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Statement from MHA Statement on the School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Alexandria, VA (May 25, 2022) – Schroeder Stribling, president and CEO of Mental Health America, issued the following statement today regarding the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in the town of Uvalde, Texas: “Again today, we are a nation in shock and mourning. The mass murder of 19 children and three teachers in their classrooms […]

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Join MHA-A for the 31-Day Mental Health Challenge

Mental Health America of Augusta has launched a 31-day calendar that allows the community to focus on daily tasks to improve their mental health. These tasks are things that connect individuals to one another, to the community, and to resources to improve their own mental health. Reach out to MHA-A at 540-886-7181 for more resources.

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Statement on the Surgeon General’s Advisory Regarding Youth Mental Health

Schroeder Stribling, president and CEO of Mental Health America issued the following statement today on U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s new advisory, Protecting Youth Mental Health. 

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MHA-A announces matching gift for end-of-year donations

The best way to bring about meaningful, lasting change in our community is by working together.  MHA-A has received an anonymous $5000 matching gift to help us build mentally healthier communities.

Download ShopRaise app to support MHA-A

Download the ShopRaise mobile or desktop app and every time you make a purchase at a participating retailer, a percentage will support Mental Health America of Augusta. 

safeTALK training held at Blue Ridge Community College

A big thank you to Valley Community Services Board, Rockbridge Area Community Services Board, and our own Crystal Abbe Graham for partnering with MHA-A to host a safeTALK training for Blue Ridge Community College students. 

MHA-A thanks BRCC students

Mental Health America of Augusta had the honor of partnering with Blue Ridge Community College Human Services Department and Dr. Robin Hawks to host a Mental Health Fair.