40 Years Promoting Mental Health


Mental Health America of Great Falls is a mental health advocacy organization consisting of community volunteers who share a passion for mental health. We have been a trusted source of support, education, and service for our community since we originated in 1974. We believe that mental health is fundamental to the quality of every human life and we seek a just, humane, and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect and dignity.

MHAGF Annual Dinner, Dance & Fundraiser

Meadow Lark Country Club is the location for 2016 Annual Dinner for Mental Health America of Great Falls on February 5, 2016. No host cocktails start at 6 pm. The guest speaker is Rich LaBard from the Great Falls Police Department who will be speaking on his experience with Post Traumatic Stress and Beyond. There will be music and dancing. Join us.

Call Rhonda with questions at 406-868-9270

Top 10 Facts About The Mental Health Reform Legislation

The Top 10 Facts About The Mental Health Reform Legislation in the 114th Congress
Myths and Facts About H.R. 2646 (The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act) and S. 1945 (The Mental Health Reform Act)

Legislation News

NAMI's national report on "State Mental Health Legislation 2015: Trends, Themes and Effective Practices" was just released today. Montana's specific legislative achievements were highlighted in 17 of the 23 appendixes.

The Multidimensional Nature of Eating Dsorders

October 22, 2015
The Eating Disorder Task Force of Great Falls and The Emily Program are offering a 5.5 CEU continuing education event on the Multidimensional Nature of Eating disorders. It will be held at the Great Falls Hilton Garden Inn at 2520 14th St SW. The event cost is $50.00 accepted upon check-in. To Register: Contact Lisa Lysne at llysne@aol.com or 406-727-3152

Dancing Mindfulness class about movement!

Open to the Community, join us!

In collaboration with Miss Linda's School of Dance, volunteers trained in Mindful Dancing from Mhagf will facilitate a movement class that blends mindfulness & free dance for greater health & personal awareness. Dancing Mindfulness classes are open to everyone regardless of previous experience with dance. Dancing Mindfulness focuses on “coming as you are,” self-discovery, and appreciation of movement.

Time: Thursday mornings at 9am
Where: Miss LInda's School of Dance
612 1st Av. South

All questions call Miss Linda's at 496-761-8876

Legislation and mental health

Just a reminder to keep current on Mental Health of America of Montana and the legislative activity concerning mental health, go to our facebook page.

Darlene Meddock awarded 2015 Virginia Blend Award

Darlene Meddock received the 2015 Virginia Blend award for her Outstanding Contributions to Mental Health at the Annual Banquet on Jan. 21, 2015.
Not a mental health provider but a community person, Darlene’s commitment to mental health began in the early ‘80’s as a member of the Great Falls school board. She not only had a passion for education but also for mental health for children.

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