Christina Miller, PhD

President and CEO

Mental Health America of Los Angeles

Christina Miller is president and CEO of Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA), one of LA County’s largest and most comprehensive mental health organizations, providing integrated mental health services, medical care, wellness services, housing, employment, education and financial services, with special services for veterans and young adults. Since becoming MHALA’s CEO two years ago, Dr. Miller has led a strategic and cultural change process that has resulted in the integration of agency staff and services, a 30% increase in agency funding, the development of new functions (such as private development and evaluation), and has expanded reach and partnerships with the larger community. She has led the agency in new strategic directions with focus on resilience and quality of life, and special expansions in employment and youth services. She brings a breadth of mental health expertise from her work in inpatient, outpatient, community mental health, and nonprofit settings.

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