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Our mission is to build a like-minded community who will work together to destigmatize all mental health conditions by changing the way people talk about, and care for, their mental health.

The Mental Health Coalition was formed with the understanding that the mental health crisis is fueled by a pervasive and devastating stigma, preventing millions of individuals from being able to seek the critical treatment they need.

We imagine a world without judgment. A world where we all understand that everyone is dealing with their own mental health condition. A world where we take care of our mental health as much as our physical health.

We are a coalition of the leading mental health organizations, brands, and individuals who have joined forces to end the stigma surrounding mental health and to change the way people talk about, and care for, mental illness.

F~UNDING
COALITION MEMBERS

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
Bring Change to Mind
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Established to end the stigma and discrimination around mental illness.
Child Mind Institute
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Child Mind Institute is an independent, national non-profit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Crisis Text Line
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Provides free, 24/7, confidential support at your fingertips. Text 741741 to be connected to a live, trained Crisis Counselor.
The Jed Foundation
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A non-profit organization that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults.
Mental Health America
VISIT
The nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting mental health for all.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
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NAMI’s mission is to help families and individuals affected by mental illness build better lives through education, support, and advocacy.
Trevor Project
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The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.

C~ALITION
MEMBERS

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Our Coalition Members are comprised of diverse and influential nonprofit organizations who work to provide services and advocate for the community living with, and affected by, mental health conditions. Our Coalition members provide a diverse perceptive on the mental health space and help advance our mission of changing the way people talk about mental health.

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Active Minds
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The nation's leading nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
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Focusing on improving quality of life for those with anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
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Awarding research grants to develop improved treatments, cures, and methods of prevention for mental illness.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
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Providing help, hope, education and support for millions of people and families living with mood disorders.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
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Transforming lives by providing quality mental health, substance use and suicide prevention services.
Fountain House
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Supporting people living with mental illness to overcome social isolation and build the community and the resilience needed to thrive in society.
Headstrong
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Providing cost-free, bureaucracy-free, stigma-free, confidential, and effective mental health treatment for post-9/11 veterans and their families.
Mindful Philanthropy
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Increasing funding of high impact mental health, addiction and community well-being initiatives.
National Council for Behavioral Health
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The unifying voice of America’s health care organizations that deliver mental health and addictions treatment and services.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
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Preventing suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and be a resource for those touched by suicide.
The Steve Fund
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Promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.
The UCLA Depression Grand Challenge (GDC)
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Aiming to reduce the burden of depression on health and well-being in half by 2050.
Vibrant Emotional Health
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For 50 years, Vibrant Emotional Health has been at the forefront of promoting emotional well-being for all people.
Well Being Trust
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An impact philanthropy dedicated to advancing the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation.
Your Mom Cares
VISIT
Celebrity moms banding together to create and fund innovative, cutting-edge programs and solutions which have a direct impact on kids' mental health.
Active Minds
VISIT
The nation's leading nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for young adults.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
VISIT
Focusing on improving quality of life for those with anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
VISIT
Awarding research grants to develop improved treatments, cures, and methods of prevention for mental illness.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
VISIT
Providing help, hope, education and support for millions of people and families living with mood disorders.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
VISIT
Transforming lives by providing quality mental health, substance use and suicide prevention services.
Fountain House
VISIT
Supporting people living with mental illness to overcome social isolation and build the community and the resilience needed to thrive in society.
Headstrong
VISIT
Providing cost-free, bureaucracy-free, stigma-free, confidential, and effective mental health treatment for post-9/11 veterans and their families.
Mindful Philanthropy
VISIT
Increasing funding of high impact mental health, addiction and community well-being initiatives.
National Council for Behavioral Health
VISIT
The unifying voice of America’s health care organizations that deliver mental health and addictions treatment and services.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
VISIT
Preventing suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and be a resource for those touched by suicide.
The Steve Fund
VISIT
Promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.
The UCLA Depression Grand Challenge (GDC)
VISIT
Aiming to reduce the burden of depression on health and well-being in half by 2050.
Vibrant Emotional Health
VISIT
For 50 years, Vibrant Emotional Health has been at the forefront of promoting emotional well-being for all people.
Well Being Trust
VISIT
An impact philanthropy dedicated to advancing the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation.
Your Mom Cares
VISIT
Celebrity moms banding together to create and fund innovative, cutting-edge programs and solutions which have a direct impact on kids' mental health.

Creative Partners
& Platf~rms

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Our Creative Partners & Platforms leverage their incredible resources to change the narrative on how people speak about mental health. Their creative expertise, media capabilities, and reach allow us to get the message out there, shine a light on the situation we’re all facing, and make sure the right people get the right information at the right time.

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Pentagram
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Kenneth Cole
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Prinkshop
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LIFT
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Ad Council
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iHeart Media
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Fuel
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Hadley Impact Consulting
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Penske Media Corporation
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Oberland
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The TASC Group
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POPcreative
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New Tradition
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Derris
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Pentagram
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Kenneth Cole
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Prinkshop
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LIFT
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Ad Council
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iHeart Media
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Fuel
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Hadley Impact Consulting
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Penske Media Corporation
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Oberland
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The TASC Group
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POPcreative
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New Tradition
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Derris
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~UR TEAM MEMBERS

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Catie Cole
Catie Cole
Co-Founder, CTO of MHC & Founder of How Are You Really
Samantha Cohen
Samantha Cohen
VP of Public Relations & Corporate Social Responsibility
Jennifer Moore
Jennifer Moore
Community & Compliance Lead
Nicole Moriarty
Nicole Moriarty
Director of Coalition Partnerships & Programs
Anjali Ramasunder
Anjali Ramasunder
Strategic Consultant
Steve Wyatt
Steve Wyatt
VP of Marketing & Global Creative Director of Content
Danielle Holtzman
Danielle Holtzman
Senior Director, Public Relations & Corporate Social Responsibility
Caroline Pecker
Caroline Pecker
Senior Manager, Public Relations
Catie Cole
Catie Cole
Co-Founder, CTO of MHC & Founder of How Are You Really
Samantha Cohen
Samantha Cohen
VP of Public Relations & Corporate Social Responsibility
Jennifer Moore
Jennifer Moore
Community & Compliance Lead
Nicole Moriarty
Nicole Moriarty
Director of Coalition Partnerships & Programs
Anjali Ramasunder
Anjali Ramasunder
Strategic Consultant
Steve Wyatt
Steve Wyatt
VP of Marketing & Global Creative Director of Content
Danielle Holtzman
Danielle Holtzman
Senior Director, Public Relations & Corporate Social Responsibility
Caroline Pecker
Caroline Pecker
Senior Manager, Public Relations

THE B~ARD OF DIRECTORS

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Kenneth Cole
Kenneth Cole
Founder & Chairman of the Board
Pamela Bell
Pamela Bell
Co-Founder & Creative Partner
Tom Raffa
Tom Raffa
CFO & Founding Board Member
Ray Chambers
Ray Chambers
Founding Board Member
Amanda Cole
Amanda Cole
Co-Founder & Board Member
Kenneth Cole
Kenneth Cole
Founder & Chairman of the Board
Pamela Bell
Pamela Bell
Co-Founder & Creative Partner
Tom Raffa
Tom Raffa
CFO & Founding Board Member
Ray Chambers
Ray Chambers
Founding Board Member
Amanda Cole
Amanda Cole
Co-Founder & Board Member

IN AN
EMERGENCY

If you or a friend need urgent assistance, call 911 immediately, or take your friend directly to the emergency room. If you feel it’s safe, stay with your friend, or find someone to stay with them until help arrives.

Call 911

IN A
CRISIS

You are never alone. Help is always available. For immediate support 24/7, reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s free and it’s highly confidential, unless it’s essential to contact emergency services to keep you or your friend safe.

Call 1-800-273-8255

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