MHA-A News

Virtual conference planned to address youth and mental health

Mental Health America of Augusta presents the “Children and Youth: The State of Mental Health” virtual conference on Monday, April 26, beginning at 9 a.m. A live q/a discussion with a community panel will take place at 1:30 p.m. discussing how we can begin to provide children and youth the resources and support they need.

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Resource directory update

MHA-A has been working hard to develop a thorough and accurate directory for use of the community.

Monthly Spotlight: Dr. Robin Hawks

Dr. Robin Hawks discusses why she is a part of the Board of Directors for Mental Health America of Augusta. (Video)

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MHAV: Mental health budget increases need support

These next few days are a crucial time in the Virginia House and Senate budget negotiations, when budget conferees will make decisions about what to include in the final budget. Now is the time to contact budget conferees to ask that they support budget amendments to improve our mental health system.

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Couch to 5K program in the works

Mental Health America of Augusta is starting their first couch to 5k program in partnership with many other local organizations.  The program will start the middle of March. 

Child and Youth: The State of Mental Health virtual conference announced

April 26, 2021 @ 9:00AM — 12:00PM Eastern Time
Preparing teachers, families, and professionals to serve the youth of our community.

Monthly Spotlight: Bruce Blair

Often stories have powerful messages. Listen as Bruce Blair, our Executive Director and our February Board of Directors Spotlight, shares his message on mental health. (Video)

Breaking the Stigma: The Hayden Hurst story

The story of what Hayden Hurst did with his second chance may just save the life of someone close to you.

Mental health screenings for area youth up during COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health screenings are up 250 percent over the last year in the Greater Augusta region with a rising number of youth reaching out for mental health resources and connections.

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