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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.


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Mental Health America selected as one of four national nonprofits in the NFL’s 2021 ‘Draft-a-Thon’

The money raised for Mental Health America will ultimately benefit MHA and its affiliates across the country, with a particular focus on MHA programs that reach people of color.


New survey from Mental Health America

Do you want to be a mental health champion in your community but are not sure where to start? Take Mental Health America’s new survey to help them create new mental health advocacy resources.


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 Board 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.