Mental Health Advocacy Services (MHAS) (Los Angeles)

Established in 1977, provides free legal services to people with mental disabilities. HQ in LA.

Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: MHAS
Tags: Mental Health

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.

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