Fighting the stigma that goes with seeking help with mental health is one obstacle. Another, the cost, is getting a helping hand with the creation of a new fund through the Major Health Partners Foundation.
MHP held a ribbon cutting Tuesday to celebrate the formation of the new Mental and Behavioral Health Assistance Fund.
Major Health Partners President and CEO Jack Horner.
Stephen Black is the Director of Behavioral Health & Social Determinants of Health. He credits MHP for bringing these items together.
Black notes that stigma is a factor for some who choose not to seek help. But cost is at the top of the list.
The fund has raised just over $5500 in its startup.