News & Events
One in Four, an exhibit celebrating World Mental Health Awareness Day
Join us October 10 at the Alpert Jewish Community Center for a special event. Featuring “I am the Fourth” by photographer Susan Sabo and “PsyTribe,” an exploration of the intersection of Judaism and psychology. Mental health issues are the leading cause of disability in the world. How many people are affected? One in Four. Help us make a difference.
Read Los Angeles Times Op-Ed by Dr. Mark Ragins
Defying Danger: Life After Aurora. Mass slayings, such as in Colorado, is terrifying but also extremely rare.
MHA Village Recognizes Those Recovering from Mental Illness
MHA Village, a program of Mental Health America of Los Angeles, will be rolling out the red carpet for over 100 MHA Village members -- individuals who are recovering from mental illness -- at its 14th annual Golden Ducky Awards this Friday, June 8 at 6:00pm. This year’s theme, "A Night of 1000 Stars," recognizes and celebrates those who have made significant achievements in areas of mental health recovery.
Village Hosts Celebration For Mental Health Month
Paul Barry, executive director of Mental Health America of Los Angles, has been asked the question before. One time, at least, he was even asked to give an answer very specifically: Just use six words. What is the summary of MHA?
Cookies Help Mend Mental Health
There’s an old adage that everything tastes better when it’s made with love.
Homeless Project Takes To City Streets
A new homeless program will target bringing services directly to the streets of Long Beach.
The Village: An Atypical Approach
Sometimes you get the sense that something is working. This was my sense as I visited The Village Long Beach.
I had a really interesting conversation with T’s chiropractor last week. We were talking about energy, the kind that’s in people, and how it can heal. I know how that sounds, but I’m a big believer in energy: good and bad. Aside from the new-age, bullshitty connotations that phrase “energy” brings, I think it’s safe to say that most of us believe in its power: whether you assign that power to a higher being (like, God?) or just to us lowly mortals.
MHA staff members greet Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster at State of the City Address