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Feb 24, 2015, 18:07 ET
Mental health thought leaders from around the world assembled at the 7th International Together Against Stigma Conference. Panelists (from left) Wayne Clark, Michael Pietrus, Johanne Bratbo, Andrew Thorp, Sue Baker, and Paolo del Vecchio, gather around the podium at the 7th annual International Together Against Stigma Conference, on Friday, February 20, 2015 in San Francisco, CA. Over 750 attendees from all over the world converged at the three-day gathering, participating in workshops and discussions surrounding mental health. (Don Feria/AP Images for Each Mind Matters)

Together Against Stigma Conference Energizes Global Mental Health Movement To Eradicate Stigma

A groundbreaking conference of more than 750 prominent thought leaders, researchers, advocates, practitioners and policymakers from at least 17...

Jan 07, 2015, 15:04 ET
International Mental Health Conference Comes To U.S. For First Time

International Mental Health Conference Comes To U.S. For First Time

 The international mental health community will gather at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco February 18-20, 2015, marking the first time the...

May 14, 2014, 14:35 ET

Statewide Winners Announced In Directing Change Video Contest On Mental Health Matters Day

Twelve films created by California high school and University of California (UC) students were announced as statewide winners in the second annual...

Mar 05, 2014, 10:00 ET
County of San Diego Supervisor Ron Roberts, 4th District, visits with a guest at *Serving Those Who Serve: Wellness Fair for Veterans, Active Duty and their Families* at the San Diego Air & Space Museum on March 4 in San Diego, Calif. Hosted by the California Mental Health Services Authority, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency and the National Alliance on Mental Illness San Diego, the event supports mental health awareness and stigma elimination in San Diego's military community.  (PRNewsFoto/California Mental Health Services Authority)

"Serving Those Who Serve" Supports Mental Health Awareness And Stigma Elimination In San Diego's Military Community

 The San Diego military community joined local mental health advocates last night for "Serving Those Who Serve," an event designed to break...

May 21, 2013, 07:07 ET
Award-winning actress and mental health advocate Glenn Close will narrate "A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness," an inspiring documentary that tells the stories of everyday people to shatter myths about mental illness, highlighting the struggles faced by those with mental health challenges, and their hope, resilience and recovery. Visit www.EachMindMatters.Org to learn more.  (PRNewsFoto/California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA))

Glenn Close Narrates Groundbreaking New Documentary That Shatters Misconceptions About Mental Illness

Award-winning actress and mental health advocate Glenn Close will narrate "A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness," an inspiring...

May 23, 2012, 16:31 ET
CalMHSA's online ads drive youth to interactive forums at ReachOutHere.com where trained peer leaders and other resources help them address problems like anxiety and depression.

California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) Launches Campaign to Engage Youth in Fight Against Stigma and Discrimination

Research, feedback from medical and social service experts, guidance by communications specialists and input from consumers of services,...