In Memory Of Joseph Bevilacqua and Daniel McCarthy

Within a ten day period, the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island said good-bye to two enormously respected members of its Board of Directors, both giants in the field of mental health. Joseph Bevilacqua, Ph.D. Dr. Joseph Bevilacqua was well-known in Rhode Island for his service to the state as Commissioner of the Department of

Happy #GivingTuesday!

Celebrate this international day of giving with the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island and donate to help support our critical advocacy work. We owe much of our organization’s success to supporters like you, who help us spread the word about the need to: reduce the stigma of mental illness increase access to mental health

Fundraiser celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island and also Honored Mental Health Champions in our State

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island hosted a special event to celebrate its 100th Anniversary, on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 8 p.m. Who:        Mental Health Association of Rhode Island What:       Bell Award Event and Centennial Celebration: Celebrating 100 Years of Service and Advocacy When:      Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 5:30pm to 8 p.m. Where:     Metacomet

Mental Health America, Walgreens Team Up on Mental Health Screenings and Campaign

May 10, 2016 Contact: Erin Wallace, (571-319-9594, ewallace@mentalhealthamerica.net) Alexandria, VA—Mental Health America (MHA) is pleased to announce a new national collaboration with Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, to help connect more people with critical mental health screening tools and information. Source: Mental Health America, Walgreens Team Up on Mental Health Screenings and

Mental health stigma still pervasive, says Patrick Kennedy

“It’s all about the stigma, the shame, that pervades this,” says the former Rhode Island congressman. “Because if this were any other illness, it would not have taken nearly a decade after the law was passed for actually getting the rules and regulations.” Source: Mental health stigma still pervasive, says Patrick Kennedy