October 2019 | Remembering Jim Preis One Year Later

Dear MHAS supporter, It’s hard to believe that today marks one year since Jim’s passing. Today, we can unequivocally say that Jim left this world a better place than he found it. For 40 years, Jim fought to change and develop systems to better serve people with mental health disabilities and to allow them to live […]

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October 2019 Newsletter | Fall Newsletter

In California, nearly 1 in 6 adults has a mental health need, and approximately 1 in 20 suffers from a serious mental health need that makes it difficult to carry out major life activities. For many low-income clients with mental health disabilities, access to free legal assistance is key to obtaining the services and support […]

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MHAS Attorney Named Top CA Lawyer

Congratulations to Mental Health Advocacy Services attorney Nishanthi Kurukulasuriya for being named one of the 2019 Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal!  The profile discusses her tremendous work advocating on behalf of low income adults and children with regards to their government benefits, special education needs, and housing rights. Click here […]

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