Health Law Advocates

Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids)

“This grant provides continuing support for the operation and evaluation of the Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids), which ensures that young people with mental health issues are connected to supports to help address their needs.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $297,918 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued