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Letter from the Executive Director

Dear Friends,

Fall is upon us! With the change of season, MHAPA is excited about two changes in the mental health community. In October, the I'm the Evidence/Mental Health Campaign (ITE/MH) celebrated it’s third anniversary. To honor it, we launched a new website that reflects ITE/MH's focus on growing the grassroots Campaign through the individuals who are the Evidence of mental health recovery. We're also thrilled to launch, with the site, a blog called Spotlight On that showcases recovery in diverse communities.

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ITE/MH Launches New Website and Blog

ITE/MH Launches New Website and Blog

The I'm the Evidence/Mental Health Campaign (ITE/MH) is three years old! To celebrate this exciting anniversary, we've launched a new website that represents the Campaign's powerful growth since it launched in 2011. It's the same url—itecampaign.org—with a bold new look.

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Year Two of the Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program

ITE/MH Launches New Website and Blog

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service has again awarded a consortium of MHAPA, Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers' Association (PMHCA), Mental Health America of Westmoreland County (MHAWC), and the Advocacy Alliance a grant to continue the successful Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program. The grant funds another year of the program, which supports individuals across PA who need help navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Make the Connection

ITE/MH Launches New Website and Blog

Next week, we honor the men and women who served in the military, risking their lives to protect us all. Many come home to face new challenges with mental health issues. As mental health advocates and consumers, how can we help veterans face and overcome these challenges? Make the Connection, a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs initiative, is a start.

Make the Connection features inspiring stories of Veterans dealing with and overcoming mental health challenges. Mental health advocates can play a vital role by connecting Veterans with the resources available to them by sharing Make the Connection.

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Affiliate Updates

The Advocacy Alliance

The Advocacy Alliance

The Advocacy Alliance is hiring a Deputy Director of Advocacy and Community Services (Incident Management Services) in Scranton. The position works closely with County Administrators and Providers of Developmental Disabilities Services to ensure that the health, safety, and rights of persons receiving mental health supports and services are respected. Learn More.

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