MHA News Articles

NIMH Research Studies

Wednesday November 15 2017 2 00 PM

A clinical research study is often called a clinical trial or a protocol. Both are scientific studies conducted in a clinic or hospital setting with patients as research participants. Children must meet the studies eligibility requirements, and child and parents must consent to participate in a study.


NIMH Research News Update

Tuesday September 5 2017 12 00 AM

Prepared by NIMH’s Office of Constituency Relations and Public Liaison, the Update provides the latest mental health-related science news, resources, and grant opportunities available from across Federal government. The Update is delivered via e-mail twice a month and compiles: new research findings of interest;Federal grant opportunities;Federal calls for public input;materials, reports, and other tools that help targeted audiences gain a better understanding of mental illnesses; and Federal government mental health related meetings, conferences, and online presentations.


New Fall Education Schedule

Sunday July 30 2017 12 00 AM

MHA provides a variety of training opportunities throughout the year. Many of our trainings offer low-cost continuing education credits for professionals who need them to maintain licensure. Youth Trauma Informed Care Summit and 2017 Education Calendar - Adobe PDF. MHA also coordinates and facilitates CIT (Crisis Intervention Team Training) for law enforcement and other first responders as well as the DUI Prime for Life class for individuals mandated to take this DUI intervention class. MHA is an approved provider of the Kentucky Adult Peer Support Specialist Training by the Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. Peer support is the social and emotional support provided by persons with a mental health condition to others sharing a similar mental health condition to bring about a desired social or personal change. A Peer Specialist guides clients toward the identification and achievement of specific goals defined by the client and specified in the treatment plan. The job of a Kentucky Peer Specialist (KPS) is not to replace current clinical mental health staff but to offer additional and/or alternative options to help people in their efforts to recover. The training is designed to be held for 40 hours over a 5-day period. Click here for the application.


National Mental Health America Newsroom

Monday February 10 2014 11 41 AM

The Mental Health America Pressroom, where you can read the latest news, locate Mental Health America information and materials, learn about our key issues and gain expert perspective.