6lack Partners With MHALA & BetterHelp for World Mental Health Day

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In conjunction with World Mental Health Day on Sunday, 6lack released a PSA to announce his partnership with local organization Mental Health America of Los Angeles and global therapy service BetterHelp. The Grammy-nominated singer-rapper hopes to utilize his platform and personal experiences to further inform BIPOC communities about mental health resources, as well as advocate…

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Dr. Christina Miller Talks Mental Health, Work/Life Balance in Executive Wellness Panel

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Dr. Christina Miller, President and CEO of Mental Health America of Los Angeles, was one of the featured panelists joining the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Executive Wellness event on Wednesday, May 19th, discussing the importance of taking care of one’s mental health amid a worldwide pandemic and other challenges. “The social support we get from…

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MHALA’s Voices for Justice

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On this momentous day when justice was served in the George Floyd trial, after so many times when it was not, MHALA doubles down in our efforts to bring equity and justice to all people. Violence, racism and injustice damage the mental health of all of our communities. The following messages were written by our MHALA…

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Dear AAPI Community

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March marked the one-year anniversary of the start of the pandemic. Since it began, we have seen increasing violence and hatred aimed at our Asian American and Pacific Islander neighbors. MHALA stands in solidarity with our AAPI community and all our communities. We oppose racism, discrimination, and hatred in any form against any and all…

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Award-Winning Cookies Support Mental Health, Job Training

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The Village Cookie Shoppe is one of Mental Health America of Los Angeles’ social enterprises and part of the organization’s Employment Program. Proceeds from each purchase from The Village Cookie Shoppe and its catering arm benefit MHALA and its integrated suite of services, designed to ensure that individuals with mental health needs achieve healthy, meaningful…

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Honoring Our Heroes

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MHALA honors the lives and legacies of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the Rev. C. T. Vivian, and James Charles Evers.  As young men, these giants of the Civil Rights Movement may have not realized that decades later, upon their passing, their fight would still not be over. Yet as catalysts for change and justice, they…

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