Providing Tools for Mental Wellness

Our mission is to provide help, offer hope, and promote mental wellness through

advocacy, education, and prevention.
Mental Health America of Central Carolinas (MHA) provides mental health programs in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties and surrounding areas in North Carolina. Our programs seek to raise awareness, provide support, and break stigmas associated with mental illness. More About Us

Focus Areas

Our Programs

Peer and Family Support

Programs offering support to those who either are themselves or know someone who is experiencing challenges related to mental health.

Education

Mental health and suicide prevention education and training programs for students, teachers, first responders, faith leaders, and other professionals and community members.

Awareness

Programs to educate the community and policymakers about the complexities of mental health and to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness.

Resources to help you navigate the complex mental health landscape and build resilient communities.

Our Impact

The Challenge

Mental illness is a common issue that is frequently misunderstood and impacts almost all of us. 
1 in 5
Americans experience a diagnosable mental health disorder each year
50%
of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14
17%
of youth (6-17 years) experience a mental health disorder

How We Help

MHA offers support to more than 2,000 community members annually through its programs and events designed to provide help, offer hope, and support mental wellness.
+6,000
first responders and community members trained in suicide prevention and mental health first aid since 2017
95%
of participants in MHA’s Compeer peer support program report a positive impact on their lives
85%
of ParentVOICE program participants demonstrate increased attendance and decision-making with schools and providers

Our Impact

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