Priority Statements

Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces, Mental Health America of San Diego County is dedicated to making a lasting impact through our campaigns and programs. While our efforts are driven by our organization’s singular focus, we spread a wide net by investing in a variety of progressive strategies. Learn more about our initiatives below.

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Public Awareness & Education

An organized, tested, externally focused effort to educate the general public regarding the relation between mental health and substance use issues to overall health. Through stigma reduction campaigns, MHASD promotes access to mental health services for those affected by mental illnesses and their families.

Leadership & Partnership

MHASD focuses on increasing collaborative efforts with community partners to address mental health disparities. We do this through effective communication and collaboration between the public and private mental health systems.

Advocacy

MHASD advocates for the integration and coordination of physical and behavioral health by focusing on decreasing fragmentation and increasing access to mental health services in San Diego to build a strong continuum of care.