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MHAS Team Secures Successes for Our Clients

Dear Friends, As we wrap up this Mental Health Awareness Month, I would like to acknowledge the incredible team at Mental Health Advocacy Services for their fierce advocacy during this crisis. Providing legal services isn’t new to our attorneys and legal advocates; it’s been the core of our existence for 43 years. What is different […]

Housing Success for Tatiana & Her Family

Dear Friends, In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I want to take a moment to share a recent success story with you. A few weeks before the Safer at Home Order was announced, MHAS received a call from Tatiana, a domestic violence survivor and single mother of three children, two of whom have mental […]

Mental Health Includes All of Us

Dear Friends, This year’s Mental Health Awareness Month conversation includes all of us. We all know of someone, or even ourselves, experiencing fears and anxieties as we strive to keep our families safe, help our children transition to online learning, and rise to meet the demands of our new “normal.” For people with pre-existing mental health conditions, the […]

MHAS’ Emergency Response Fund

Dear Friends, For the last 43 years, Mental Health Advocacy Services (MHAS) has existed because we believe that people with mental health disabilities deserve dignity, respect, and quality of life. We have fought discrimination and protected the rights of these individuals in order to maximize their autonomy, promote equality, and secure the resources they need to thrive […]

RECOMMENDATIONS TO CALIFORNIA PAROLE PROBATION

In coalition with Root & Rebound and 60+ organizations, MHAS urgently calls upon California’s leadership and parole and probation agencies to modify supervision conditions, polices, and practices to align with public health recommendations at this time and protect the lives of the 400,000 people currently on parole/probation in California during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our […]