Mental Health America of Georgia (MHAG)

Mental Health America of Georgia (MHAG)
Description

Mission: to enhance the mental health and wellness of Georgians through education, outreach, and advocacy.

Youth Programs

Kids on the Block  (KOTB) is an educational puppetry program that uses life-sized, multicultural puppets to promote mental wellness for children. The presentations are designed to help children understand their feelings and encourage communication of problems or stressors that affect them at home, school, and in other venues. KOTB serves as a non-threatening vehicle through which children can articulate issues that they might otherwise feel uncomfortable talking about.

Leadership Empowerment and Access Program (LEAP) a pilot model designed through Mental Health America of Georgia’s Youth Programs. This program provides peer development to support young people, 16-26- at risk of behavioral health challenges or managed behavioral health conditions prepare for employment opportunities in various workforce industries. LEAP will support participants by providing tools and skills to gain self-empowerment, personal growth, and life-skills on their journey to achieve or maintain either full-time employment or entrance into a post-secondary education opportunity.

 

Phone Number
770-741-1481
Fax
404-741-0869
Address
2250 N Druid Hill Rd. NE, Suite 275, Atlanta, GA
ZIP Code
30329

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