Essay Contest

We are excited to announce the upcoming 2024 MHANS Essay and Multimedia ContestSponsored by Yellowbrick! This is our annual contest for 6th-12th graders on a topic related to mental health. This year’s topic is “Social Media and its Impact on Mental Health and Relationships”. If you know of any schools or teachers or may want to participate, please contact us!


Mental Health America of the Northern Suburbs (MHANS) is an affiliate of Mental Health America National and Mental Health America of Illinois

Mental Health During a
Global Conflict

Please review Mental Health of America’s comprehensive page to help you or a loved one work through the complicated emotions of a global conflict. This does not affect only those in active combat — these are humanitarian crises, impacting an entire community or region and beyond.

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