Mental Health America Essay

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Mental Health America

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David Olsen
January 24,2011

Mental Health America
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. With more than 320 affiliate nationwide, we represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well being of the nation, every day, and in a time of crisis (2007 Mental Health America). As an organization, Mental Health America has been around for nearly a century. We began work in 1909 when Clifford W. Beers, a young business man who struggled with a mental illness and shared his story with the world in his autobiography “A Mind
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More research and services focused on prevention, recovery, and cures. Mental Health America have a lot of good contributes and managements all around the world but they need more, and are working very hard to obtain more. Mental health America helps thousands in need of a helping hand in our country. Mental Health America has tested techniques that help children and adults stay resilient to and able to manage threats to their mental health. We have effective treatments that combat the symptoms of mental illness. We have community programs that help people recover more quickly and get back to their lives. We have model policies that are working to support long-term resilience, recovery, and empowerment. What we lack is a national response commensurate to the magnitude of the issue (2007 Mental Health America). Mental Health America Future Trends
Mental Health America future trends on impacting health care in the United States will need to change for our future. Meaning our nation, the people in it need to be more aware of mental health issues and how they are affecting us, and our children. Mental health America has many plains to meet our future trends, and needs more support to due so. There goals are to get out and educate the public schools about ways to preserve and strengthen mental health. Mental Health America wants to support the 60+ million individuals and families living with mental health and substance

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