Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. (MHAS) is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation providing free legal services to people with mental disabilities primarily in Los Angeles County. MHAS assists approximately 3,000 children and adults annually, 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 and policy advocacy in an effort to improve the lives of people with mental disabilities.
Mission: The mission of MHAS is to protect and advance the legal rights of children and adults with mental disabilities, in order to maximize autonomy, promote equality, and secure the resources needed to thrive in the community.
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