Information for Journalists
About Mental Health America
Mental Health America is the nation’s largest and oldest community-based network dedicated to helping all Americans live mentally healthier lives. With a century of service and our more than 300 affiliates across the country, we touch the lives of millions—Advocating for changes in policy; Educating the public & providing critical information; & delivering urgently needed Programs and Services.
Mental Health America is always available to assist media professionals in their coverage of mental health issues. If you are a member of the media and would like information or want to connect with a mental health expert, please contact us at 703-838-7516 or email@example.com.
On the following linked pages of our website, you will find: our positions on key issues, a list of experts; information on mental health and substance use conditions; and our work on policy and advocacy issues such as mental health parity and health care reform.
Each June at its Annual Conference, Mental Health America recognizes excellence in reporting and portrayals of mental health issues from the previous year. Mental Health America encourages media professionals and student journalists to submit national, state, local and student news and feature stories in print, online and broadcast media. Details and entry forms will be available in January of 2011. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.