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With Pandemic Heaped on Crisis, Homeless Services Are in Triage Mode

April 17, 2020

About 10 people live in the Dominguez Gap homeless camp along the edge of North Long Beach. Some are older—one woman just turned 81—and many have been there for years.…

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Top Women Leaders in Health Care

March 30, 2020

MHALA’s President & CEO, Dr. Christina Miller, is one of Los Angeles Business Journal’s women health care leaders, chosen for their “exceptional stewardship and achievement.” Continue reading

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2 Long Beach Nonprofits Receive Thousands in Grant Funding

February 14, 2020

Two local nonprofits recently received grants from Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center to expand their services. Mental Health America of Los Angeles – which provides comprehensive mental health,…

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Positive Mental Health Message

November 2, 2019

As mental health groups across the nation recognized Mental Illness Awareness Month last month, Mental Health America of Los Angeles raised local awareness about the capabilities of people recovering from…

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Building a Better Long Beach: Bringing Expanded Support Services to Midtown

October 7, 2019

Construction is well-underway on the new Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA) facility, which is set to bring mental and physical health care services, as well as employment support…

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Mental Health Focus of New Youth Program

October 5, 2019

Dr. Christina Miller, president and CEO of Mental Health America of Los Angeles, comments on the fast-emerging youth mental health crisis that has prompted a nonprofit group to create a…

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Singer Kelis to Join List of Chefs Cooking at Long Beach’s Under the Toque

October 4, 2019

“Everything is better smothered, dipped or poured—and food is revolutionary because it is the one and only international language. It’s the most human thing you can partake in. We are…

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MHALA Makes Progress on Long Beach Boulevard Site

October 4, 2019

For more than two decades, Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA) has been Long Beach’s go-to nonprofit for mental health services for the homeless population. Through that partnership, a…

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Fundraiser to Honor Mental Health Advocate Nancy Foster

September 12, 2019

MHALA’s Under the Toque Gala Returns Oct. 7 Long Beach, Calif. (September 12, 2019) – Mental Health America of Los Angeles is honoring the work of Nancy Foster as part…

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The Deputy’s Shooting Was a Hoax, but People with Mental Illness Were Blamed First

August 28, 2019

The fabricated story of a shooting by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy in Lancaster was about much more than one rookie officer gone awry. Read More at the LA…

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