Programs

MHA-Kentucky Programs

Wellness

Any wellness program should include a component that builds your mental health. Mental Health America provides an online wellness program, “Live Your Life Well.” Go here for other ways MHA-Kentucky can help!

Stigma

The stigma of mental illness prevents people from receiving the effective treatments that are now available. MHA-Kentucky offers a panel from our board of directors who speak to community groups and audiences about the stigma of mental illness. Go here for more information

Continuing Education

MHA-Kentucky offers continuing education in evidence-based practices in response to the community’s needs. Go here for more information

Advocacy

MHA-Kentucky advocates at local, state, and federal forums for access to excellent mental health services when people need them, and for wellness and prevention programs for everyone. Our staff and members of our board represent the association’s views in public forums, meetings, and the press.

Our E-newsletter, “Mental Health Matters,” tracks important issues and events. Subscribe here.

We don’t work alone. We’re the Kentucky affiliate of the national network of mental health associations called Mental Health America, which works with the US Congress and sponsors an Advocacy Network you can join. At the state level, MHA-Kentucky is a member of the Kentucky Mental Health Coalition, which advocates with the Executive Branch and the Kentucky General Assembly on mental health issues.

Screenings

MHA-Kentucky provides free access to a professionally-developed online online screening service.

Awards and Scholarships

Every Fall at our annual meeting, MHA-Kentucky recognizes individuals and programs that have made outstanding contributions to mental health in Kentucky and awards scholarships to students pursuing a mental health career. Click here to learn more.

Research

MHA-Kentucky tracks and publicizes developments in research and, through its advocacy programs, seeks to advance research in wellness and the prevention and treatment of mental illnesses. Click here to learn more.