The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Our mission is to enhance the mental health of all Houstonians and improve the lives of those with mental illness. We accomplish this through collaborative education, outreach and advocacy.
Mental Health America of Greater Houston (MHA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health for all and to improving the care and treatment of persons living with mental illness through education and advocacy. Our areas of major focus include advocacy for legislative solutions that address the vast unmet need for public mental health services; removing barriers to mental health care by facilitating change in systems; linking people to appropriate mental health services in the community; and providing education and training for key sectors of the community in order to help them meet the mental health needs of their constituents. More information about MHA can be found at our website at www.mhahouston.org.