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Mental Health America of Kentucky

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MHA of Kentucky Need You

Volunteers needed! Help edit videos from previous webinars and interviews. Add titles and end credits and some for length. We also need volunteers to help create short clips out of longer videos. Video editing software will be your own licensed or freeware products or can be provided. Average video length is 30-60 minutes for this work.

Volunteers accepted on a part-time, virtual basis. Deadlines tend to be flexible, but we ask that work you agree to take on be completed within a two-week period.

Full-length edited videos will be uploaded to our YouTube channel. Clips will be used on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, or TikTok. Editing skills for all of those platforms are appreciated, but we are willing to train and learn together.

Video content may include sensitive or triggering topics such as suicide prevention, substance use disorder, self-harm, and similar issues. Our organization recognizes racism as a mental health issue and discusses race equity and racism openly. We are an ally organization with the LGBTQ+ community and strongly support youth voices in our work. Our work in health policy will lead to video content sometimes discussing mental health policy changes with legislators and politicians at the local, state, and occasionally federal level.

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About Mental Health America of Kentucky

Location:

1588 Leestown Rd, Ste 130 #279, Lexington, KY 40511, US

Mission Statement

To improve the accessibility and quality of mental health and substance use services through advocacy with local, state and federal policy-makers, education of the public, and promotion of research-based practices among providers. We pursue our mission: Supported by a culturally and geographically diverse board of directors; following research into the prevention and treatment of mental illness; partnering with other mental health organizations, and through affiliation with the national association, Mental Health America.

Description

Mental Health America of Kentucky, formerly the Kentucky Mental Health Association, was founded in 1951 to promote mental health, prevent mental illnesses, and improve the care and treatment of persons with a mental illness. Its founding members and early supporters included Dr. Spafford Ackerly, Dr. William Keller, Barry Bingham, Sr., Dr. Arthur Kasey, Dr. Frank Gaines, Dr. Harold McPheeters, and Cornelia Serpell. The association was instrumental in the creation of Kentucky's community mental health services system and laws preserving the rights of people involuntarily hospitalized for a mental illness.

MHA-Kentucky serves to advance
  • wellness and mental health
  • effective evidence-based treatment for mental illnesses
  • respect for people with psychiatric disabilities
  • supports for hope and recovery
Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Online Flash/Video Production
  • Video Production

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week
  • The ability to access video files via DropBox or Google Drive is crucial.

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