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Mental Health America (MHA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

MHA is a mental health association based in Alexandria, VA that was founded in 1950. As of 2019 they had $4.5 million in revenue and $5.5 million in assets.

Mental Health America is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives.

(703) 684.7722
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Program areas at MHA

Public education, policy, and advocacy: national efforts to educate the general public, key influencers, policymakers, and communities about Mental Health and Mental illness and inspire change. Public education campaigns include Mental Health month, back to school, life on campus, and more. 2018 highlights: created in the 1950s, Mental Health month is a month-long education campaign to educate the public about Mental Health, Mental wellness and the ways they can keep their minds healthy. The 2018 toolkit that reached more than 31 million individuals and received 650 million social and traditional media impressions included: fact sheets, posters, graphics and infographics.

Mental Health programs and services: signature national programs of mha and affiliates, such as screening or peer credentialing, that improve the Mental Health system through prevention, early identification and intervention, integrated treatment and services, and recovery for all. Mha offers 8 validated screens for Mental Health conditions including: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), psychosis, alcohol or substance use, a youth risk screen, and a screening tool for parents at 2018 highlights: over 4 million screens have been completed since screening was launched in 2014. Mha expanded its screening-to-supports program, an online platform that connects individuals who take a screen with customized information and resources, since its launch in 2017.

Constituency services: training for, education of, technical assistance to, and support to local Mental Health and community-based organizations, including mha affiliates, partners, peer-run organizations, and Mental Health services providers. 2018 highlights: mha's 2018 annual conference explored several fitness themes that addressed the connection between physical and Mental wellness to promote overall Health and well-being.

Form 990s for MHA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Sep 11, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Oct 11, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jul 24, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MHA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,525,010
Program services$557,166
Investment income and dividends$104,915
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$183,398
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$5,980
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$153,686
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,530,155

Vendors for MHA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudCRM software; Marketing software2020-04-01
██████Content management system software2020-04-01
███ ██ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-10-17
█████████ ██████ ██████████Policy Consultant$110,0002014-12-01

Personnel at MHA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Paul GionfriddoPresident and Chief Executive Officer$228,992May 19, 2020
Erin WallaceVice President of Communications and Marketing and Chief Communications Officer$109,338May 19, 2020
███████ ███████Chief of Staff$103,285May 19, 2020
███████ ██████Chief Program Officer and Vice President of Research and Innovation-May 19, 2020
███████ ████Vice President of Office Services and Human Resources, Executive Assistant To the Chief Executive Officer-May 19, 2020
████ █████████Executive Vice President of Policy-May 19, 2020
███ ██████Vice President of Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives-May 19, 2020
████████ ██ ███████ ███Associate Vice President of Development-May 19, 2020
████████ ██████Associate Vice President of Public Education and Design-May 19, 2020
██████ ████████Vice President of State and Federal Advocacy-May 19, 2020
...and 32 more key personnel

Peer mental health associations

1Mental Health Colorado501(c)(3)$4.5 millionDenver, CO
2Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD)501(c)(3)$5.3 millionLutherville, MD
3Judge David L Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law501(c)(3)$2.1 millionWashington, DC
4Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI)501(c)(3)$6.1 millionFarmington, CT
5Nami New Jersey501(c)(3)$1.1 millionNorth Brunswick, NJ
6Human Services Research Institute501(c)(3)$9.1 millionCambridge, MA
7National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)501(c)(3)$17 millionArlington, VA
8Treatment Advocacy Center501(c)(3)$2.1 millionArlington, VA
9Community Health Improvement Partners501(c)(3)$2.4 millionSan Diego, CA
10Bring Change 2 Mind501(c)(3)$1.3 millionSan Francisco, CA
11Active Minds501(c)(3)$2.0 millionWashington, DC
12Disability Rights New Mexico501(c)(3)$1.8 millionAlbuquerque, NM
13National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City501(c)(3)$1.7 millionNew York, NY
14Nami Minnesota501(c)(3)$2.4 millionSaint Paul, MN
15Transformation Center501(c)(3)$1.8 millionRoxbury, MA
16National Alliance on Mental Illness Los Angeles County501(c)(3)$1.4 millionLos Angeles, CA
17Mental Health America of Greater Houston501(c)(3)$3.4 millionHouston, TX
18Nami Georgia501(c)(3)$1.6 millionAtlanta, GA
19Nami Keystone Pennsylvania (NAMI)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionPittsburgh, PA
20Advocacy Unlimited501(c)(3)$2.1 millionHartford, CT
21Mental Health America of the Midsouth501(c)(3)$1.5 millionNashville, TN
22Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH)501(c)(3)$1.8 millionBoston, MA
23NAMI San Diego501(c)(3)$6.3 millionSan Diego, CA
24Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance501(c)(3)$1.5 millionWyomissing, PA
25Peers Envisioning and Engaging in Recovery Services (PEERS)501(c)(3)$1.9 millionOakland, CA