On October 22nd, Mental Health Advocacy Services celebrated our 40th Anniversary Celebration at the New Center for Psychoanalysis, where we proudly honored the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Bruce Saltzer, Executive Director of The Association of Community Human Service Agencies (ACHSA).  

MHAS’ friends and supporters joined us to reflect on 40 years of achievement in our ongoing mission to protect and advance the rights of people with mental disabilities. Thank you to our honorees, guests, supporters, and volunteers for making our 40th Anniversary Celebration a great success! 


Advocates Award Recipients: 

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Brian J. McCarthy, head of Skadden’s Los Angeles office accepted the award on behalf of Skadden.


Bruce Saltzer 
Executive Director, The Association of Community Human Service Agencies (ACHSA)


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Special Thanks To:

The New Center for Psychoanalysis  for hosting our 40th Anniversary Celebration, Mark Goldstein for providing music, and all of our event volunteers!

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