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Fact Sheet:

Logos and Messaging:

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  • Boilerplate language: Mental Health for US is a nonpartisan educational initiative focused on elevating mental health and addiction to national policy conversations by empowering grassroots advocates and improving candidate and policymaker health literacy. The Mental Health for US coalition is comprised of stakeholder groups from around the country dedicated to uniting the American people to make systemic, long-term change with civic engagement tools and resources. For more information, visit www.mentalhealthforus.net.

Coalition and Supporters

Coalition: We are a coalition of organizations from around the country dedicated to uniting the American people to advance a better mental health system using civic engagement tools and resources. The movement is led by:

  • The Kennedy Forum
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
  • The Jed Foundation
  • Mental Health America
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • National Council for Behavioral Health
  • One Mind
  • Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation

Honorary Advisory Board: Our Honorary Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished policy leaders who lend their support to the Mental Health for US initiative.

  • Democratic Co-Chair: Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy
  • Republican Co-Chair: Former U.S. Sen. Gordon H. Smith
  • Members:
    • Former U.S. Rep. Mary Bono
    • Former U.S. Under Secretary of the Army Patrick J. Murphy
    • Former U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad
    • Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, PhD

Sponsors: Mental Health for US is made possible by our generous sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the initiative, please contact us.

  • Champion Sponsors:
    • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • The Kennedy Forum
  • Silver Sponsor:
    • CareCentrix
  • Sponsors:
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness
    • Psych Hub

Social Media:

Connect with us on social media! Use #MentalHealthforUS and follow us on all platforms.

Press Contact Information: 

Working on a story about the initiative? Have other questions? Contact us!

Erin Buckley
CURA Strategies
erin.buckley@curastrategies.com
703-649-3651

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