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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 […]

In Memory of Jim Preis

We are deeply saddened and grieved by the loss of our Executive Director Jim Preis. After several months of treatment for cancer, Jim passed away on October 12 with his family by his side. The tremendous outpouring of community support over the last few weeks has been comforting during this difficult time. Jim’s family told […]

October 2018 Newsletter | In Memory of Jim Preis

We are deeply saddened and grieved by the loss of our Executive Director Jim Preis. After several months of treatment for cancer, Jim passed away on October 12 with his family by his side. The tremendous outpouring of community support over the last few weeks has been comforting during this difficult time. Jim’s family told […]

July 2018 Newsletter | Executive Director Jim Preis’ Retirement

Join us to celebrate a 41-year tradition of protecting and advancing the rights of people with mental disabilities and to honor the career of our long-time Executive Director, Jim Preis. Jim Preis has decided to retire after 39 years in that position. Jim has agreed to stay in the role until his replacement is hired, […]