Mental Health Advocacy Services

Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. (MHAS) is a private, non-profit organization established in 1977 to provide free legal services to people with mental disabilities. MHAS assists both children and adults, with an emphasis on obtaining government benefits and services, protecting rights, and fighting discrimination. MHAS also serves as a resource to the community by providing training and technical assistance to attorneys, mental health professionals, consumer and family member groups, and other advocates. In addition, MHAS participates in impact litigation in an effort to improve the lives of people with mental disabilities. Its projects include:

  • Special Education Outreach Project
  • Fair Housing Advocacy Project
  • Government Benefits Advocacy/Access to Mental Health Services Project
  • Behavioral Health Legal Partnership for Veterans (BeHeLP-Vets)
  • Impact Litigation

The mission of Mental Health Advocacy Services is to protect and advance the legal rights of children and adults with mental disabilities, in order to maximize autonomy, promote equality, and secure the resources needed to thrive in the community.

Learn more at Mental Health Advocacy Services’ WEBSITE.

3255 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 902
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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