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Mental Health Association of Minnesota

The mission of the Mental Health Association of Minnesota is to enhance mental health, promote individual empowerment, and increase access to treatment and services for people living with mental illnesses.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 6/28/2012
475 Cleveland Ave. N.
Suite 222
St. Paul, MN 55104-5589
Phone: 651-493-6634
Fax: 651-340-1202
Other Names Used MHAM
EIN 41-0722639
Principal Staff Edward Eide, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 3
Number of Volunteers 35
Number of Clients Served 4967
General Information
Board Chair Daniel Rauenhorst, JD
Number of Board Members 12
Board meetings with quorum 7
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 6.71
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
98% of advocacy cases resolved. Individuals received assistance in accessing health care, maintaining housing, retaining employment, finding emotional support, etc. 98% indicated they knew the next step they would take with their issue and could self-advocate (after case closure). 70% of workshop participants indicated an increase in knowledge about mental health. 81% of workshop participants indicated that they understood how to manage their mental health. 79% of workshop participants indicated they better understood how to maintain overall health. 59% of workshop participants indicated that they would share information with others.
Current Goals
Goals: Individuals play an active role in managing their own health. People are familiar with an array of resources available for mental health treatment and have full access to treatments that are appropriate and useful to them. Individuals with mental illnesses experience equal rights at all times. Societal institutions engage in activities to improve health outcomes for persons with mental illnesses. The misunderstanding and fear of mental illness is reduced through science-based information. Objectives: Provide information, referrals, and advocacy for people needing help with mental health concerns Facilitate and increase access to mental health services and community resources Promote self-sufficiency and self-determination by teaching self-advocacy skills Increase awareness and reduce misunderstanding of mental illnesses through science-based education Promote healthy practices to prevent the exacerbation of mental illness symptoms and decrease disabling effects of mental illnesses on individuals and families Mobilize the public for civic engagement on systems issues
Community or Constituency Served
Individuals living with mental illnesses and their families
Geographic Area Served
State of Minnesota
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $310,930 74.7%
Management: $38,670 9.3%
Fundraising: $66,581 16%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2010 2009
End of Year: $697,180 $644,872 $555,677
Beginning of Year $630,506 $555,677 $544,464
Difference $66,674 $89,195 $11,213
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $697,180
Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011
From the Charity The Mental Health Association of Minnesota is pleased to meet all Accountability Standards of the Charities Review Council. The Board of Directors and staff members are committed to being accountable for all funds and to use all resources wisely.
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