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May 23, 2017, 13:26 ET MHASP to Honor Rep. Gene DiGirolamo, Tony Valdés at Bell of Hope Award Dinner

Join Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania for the annual Bell of Hope Award Dinner on May 25, 2017, to honor two leading mental...


Jun 10, 2016, 10:32 ET PA Coalition Supporting Insurance Parity Will Hold Press Conference to Announce Introduction of Bill to Enforce Federal Law

State Representative Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery County) will be joined by providers, individuals with mental health conditions, family members, and...


Jun 08, 2016, 12:21 ET Advocates from Across Pennsylvania Will Rally in Harrisburg on June 13 to Demand Increased Human Services Funding

Hurt by five years of budget cuts and fearing further losses, advocates representing a broad array of Pennsylvania human rights and human service...


Mar 22, 2016, 01:39 ET Pennsylvania General Assembly Passes Budget That Threatens Human Services, Mental Health Advocates Warn

The budget (HB 1802) passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly last week is yet another budget exploiting short-term fixes and delayed payments...


Oct 05, 2015, 11:22 ET Oregon Tragedy Is Being Politicized to Perpetuate Myth That Mental Illness Causes Mass Shootings

Advocates have planned a Day of Action on October 7 to educate federal lawmakers about why they should not support the Helping Families in Mental...


Feb 25, 2014, 02:16 ET Help Is On Hand for Family Members of People with Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and/or Depression

A popular Philadelphia workshop is coming to two Philadelphia suburban locations to help family members of people with borderline personality,...


Jan 13, 2014, 02:35 ET Seasoned Behavioral Health Services Executive to Lead Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Michael Brody, until recently the Vice President of Service Operations of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP), has...


May 30, 2013, 09:50 ET Three Local Mental Health Leaders Are Honored at 2013 Bell of Hope Award Dinner

To honor the three mental health leaders who received prestigious awards at the 14th annual Bell of Hope Award Dinner of the Mental Health...


Jan 17, 2012, 11:20 ET Formerly Homeless Individuals Help Their Peers in Newly Launched Homeless Hub

Individuals who have been homeless are staffing a "homeless hub" launched by two nonprofit agencies (along with other health care and social service...


Jan 12, 2011, 04:22 ET MHA of Southeastern PA Responds to Arizona Tragedy With a Call to Repair the Broken Mental Health System

The Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP) (http://www.mhasp.org) joins the nation in grieving for those whose lives were...


May 21, 2010, 09:43 ET Joseph Rogers of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania to Be Honored with Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award

Joseph Rogers, Chief Advocacy Officer of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP), will receive the 2010 Lifetime...