|NMHA conducts public education campaigns to raise awareness
and decrease stigma surrounding mental and emotional disorders, improve
public recognition of the warning signs of mental illnesses and stress
the need for individuals to seek professional care.
Working with the media, NMHA ensures that the Association's messages reach across the country. NMHA has earned a reputation as a reliable source of mental health information, and responds to thousands of calls from the media and the general public on such topics as phobias, manic depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
National Public Education Campaign on
The National Public Education Campaign on Clinical Depression is sponsored by the National Mental Health Association. The Network is an initiative of the Campaign, designed to expand the reach of this nationwide effort dedicated to increasing public awareness that clinical depression is a treatable medical illness.
The National Public Education Campaign on Clinical Depression
Caring for Every Child's Mental Health:
CARING FOR EVERY CHILD'S MENTAL HEALTH: Communities Together is a national public education campaign emphasizing the need for attention to children's and adolescents' mental health. It supports the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services Program with 29 sites in 18 States demonstrating effective services. This public/private sector campaign is managed by the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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