Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA) is the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. ITNP Industry News has partnered with MHA to create programmes that promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. 

 

Changing the Conversation

'Changing the Conversation' explores how people and organisations are changing the conversation and perception of mental health in America and what have been the latest findings and advances to understand and detect mental disorders.

Profiles include the Aging Brain Initiative, a collective endeavour at MIT, who are developing new treatments and technologies to solve the problem of brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease; the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT, providing new insights and treatments for very complex brain disorders such as autism, depression schizophrenia, addiction and degenerative diseases; the KnKt'd app & software platform, developed by Synergistic Creations, using technology to bring people closer to their wellness - and their providers; the UC Davis Mind Institure and their research to identify the environmental causes affecting Autism & ways to intervene.

Click here to watch the full programme.