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

Twitter: @MHAS_LA
Primary geographic focus: Southern California, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, IOLTA Field Programs
Tags: Disability: Mental Health
Acronym or short name: MHAS

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.

Mental Health Advocacy Services (MHAS)


Working Effectively in Representation of Clients with Challenging Behaviors

Sep 12, 2013
Trains support staff on how to interact with difficult clients while working at a legal service organization.
MCLE: 1 hour

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