Beliefs

  • Individuals, families, professionals, and legislators can positively effect change.
  • Peer and family supports should be adequately funded.
  • Consumer choice should be equitable in all regions of the state by developing a model to access private services through individual vouchers.
  • Avoid overuse of correction systems due to lack of mental health care.
  • Treatment should be recovery-focused.
  • A proper checks and balances model.
  • A choice of home and community-based services to avoid institutional care.

Mental Health Advocacy Network (MHAN)  is a grassroots organization created to highlight issues and bring awareness to mental health service needs in North Dakota.