Mental Health America of Los Angeles:

00 Pine Avenue, Ste. 400, Long Beach, CA 90802



Executive Leadership

Christina Miller, Ph.D.

President and CEO

Board of Directors

Christina Miller, Ph.D.

Mental Health America of L.A.

Jeff Berg

Lutheran Church of the Master

Kimberly Finney

University of Southern California

Don Ford (Chair Elect)

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department

Raul Godinez

Law Office of Raul Godinez

Jean Harris

Alpha Brain Performance

Jordan Held

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Adam Kaufman (Past Chair)

Canary Health

Patti LaPlace (Chair)

California State University Long Beach

Charles Lew, Esq.

The Lew Firm APC

Monica Lounsbery

California State University Long Beach

Silvano Merlo

Long Beach Courtyard Marriott Downtown

Ken Sofge (Treasurer)

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Richard Van Horn

Mental Health America of L.A.

Miki Webber (Secretary)

LA County Department of Mental Health

Christina Wun

Riot Games

Mission Statement

Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA) works to ensure that people with mental health needs achieve meaningful, healthy lives in their communities.

Service Area

Mental Health, Nonprofit

Fast Facts

What is your GuideStar Rating?

Platinum GuideStar rating

What was your greatest community impact in 2019?

MHALA served more than 9,000 individuals and helped more than 5,900 people through outreach efforts.

Fundraising Events (or Areas of Funding)

MHALA holds several fundraising events throughout the year, with proceeds earmarked toward the services and programs we provide our members. Its annual gala, Under the Toque, brings together some of the area’s top chefs for an extravagant dining experience, coupled with live and silent auctions.

We also team up with area businesses to host meaningful events that help us boost our efforts toward our members’ recovery.

Volunteer Opportunities

MHALA offers volunteer opportunities in several locations. More information is available on our website.

Giving Opportunities

MHALA is a registered 501c3. Charitable contributions to us are tax deductible and are used to support people with mental health needs. Individuals may contribute the amount of their choice via our website,; donate products and items; make estate plan provisions or stock gifts; make a gift in celebration or memory of a loved one; or donate a vehicle. For more information, contact Molly Ann Woods:

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