Archive for the ‘MHAM News & Events’ Category

The Last Gold Leaf Releases EP Opaque

April 9th, 2014

By Derrick Keith, Band Member, The Last Gold Leaf When I was sixteen my parents bought be my first guitar as an Easter present. I never thought of myself as a musician. I was the kind of kid that spent endless hours locked away in my room, pencil in hand, drawing feverishly, seeking desperately to […]

Henry’s Story

November 13th, 2013

  At MHAM, we depend on individual donors to support our mission to enhance mental health, promote individual empowerment, and increase access to treatment and services for people living with mental illnesses. You can help us by contributing to MHAM through Give to the Max Day tomorrow, November 14. What’s more, your donation will be […]

Give to the Max on November 14!

November 7th, 2013

The Great Minnesota Give Together is a week away! On Thursday, November 14, MHAM will participate in its fifth Give to the Max Day through GiveMN.org. And, we are pleased to announce that the MHAM Board of Directors has offered a very generous matching grant to help MHAM reach its year-end fundraising goal of $25,000. […]

MHAM’s ‘What’s Good With You?’ blog project

May 13th, 2013

By MHAM volunteer Stephen Larson Sometimes I think we let ourselves become identified with our diagnosis simply, and certainly through no fault of our own, because this is what we know. Think back to life before recovery. Personally I did not know there was something physiologically wrong with me. I always thought life should not […]

A Review of the Guthries’ Other Desert Cities

March 22nd, 2013

Last night I had the opportunity to attend ‘Other Desert Cities’ at the Guthrie Theater. ‘Other Desert Cities’ takes place over the course of Christmas Eve. Brooke, who has recently been hospitalized for depression, and her brother have come to stay with their parents for the holiday. The play is premised on the notion that […]

Reaching Out for Help

January 10th, 2013

Recently, SMCPros featured the work of individuals and organizations in the community.  We had an entry posted there, but we wanted to share it here as well. Every day of the week, I find a call for help in my inbox.  The people who write are unflinchingly honest about emotional breakdowns, job losses, and medical […]

Give to the Max and Improve Lives

November 14th, 2012

Don’t forget! Tomorrow, November 15 is Give to the Max Day through GiveMN.org! The MHAM Board of Directors will match all donations given to MHAM through GiveMN up to $10,000! Your donation will go further and you will be helping people with mental illnesses remain healthy and independent. Go to givemn.org/story/Mental-Health-Association-of-Minnesota right now to schedule […]

November 15 is Give to the Max Day!

November 8th, 2012

November 15 is coming up! It’s Give to the Max Day through GiveMN.org. MHAM is pleased to announce that our Board of Directors is offering a very generous $10,000 match for all donations made to MHAM through GiveMN.org on November 15. MHAM qualifies for additional opportunities to raise even more money: • Every hour, one […]

Back to Beta: A Concert to Benefit MHAM

September 5th, 2012

We are very excited to announce that Beta Theta Pi at the University of Minnesota will be hosting a concert to raise funds for MHAM! Back to Beta will be held on Friday, September 14, 2012, from 6:30 until 10:00 p.m. at Beta Theta Pi, 1625 University Ave SE, Minneapolis. The concert is open to […]

19th Annual Tom Murphy Memorial Golf Tournament

August 9th, 2012

With the weather cooling down a little, it’s time to get ready for the 19th Annual Tom Murphy Memorial Golf Tournament.   Featuring special events and a silent auction. Scramble format. All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Mental Health Association of Minnesota (MHAM). MHAM is a 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of MHAM is to enhance […]