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Serve with us to help impact Mental Health Needs!

We have answers to some frequently asked questions about our AmeriCorps positions! If you would like to schedule time to meet with our team and speak about site specifics:

mental health

“Healthy Minds Alliance is an innovative AmeriCorps program that builds organizational capacity to address local mental health needs. Our partners include universities, school districts, health care systems, mental health centers, AHECs, crisis call centers, and other community-based organizations across the nation. Healthy Minds Alliance AmeriCorps members provide a 10 month term of full-time service at our partner organization host sites, expanding their ability to address local mental health needs. Health360 continues to demonstrate an effort that is both responsive and timely to the need for increased mental health services through partnerships with rigorous agencies such as Vibrant Emotional Health. Healthy Minds Alliance accepts AmeriCorps Members and host site applications on a rolling basis and currently offers two distinct program tracks:” 

Group therapy

A community-based approach to the national mental health crisis, this initiative utilizes evidence-based programs to train community members on how to prevent, detect and support people with mental illness. AmeriCorps members serve a full-time service term at one of our agency host sites in select locations across the nation. AmeriCorps members are trained as instructors in a mental health program designated by their host site including Mental Health First Aid, QPR, SafeTALK and other evidenced based programs. Members then certify members of the public, bolstering the community’s capacity to meet local mental health needs. 


AmeriCorps Members:

  • Receive instructor certification in an evidence-based mental health training

  • Impact communities by improving outcomes for people who live with mental illness

  • Build their resume and/or application for health profession programs

Through the Public Health AmeriCorps grant, Healthy Minds Alliance is seeking AmeriCorps members to serve with crisis call centers throughout the country, to provide expanded support to meet challenges faced by these centers after the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline shifted to the 3 digit number 988. AmeriCorps members are trained in evidence-informed crisis intervention and suicide prevention, to provide direct and immediate support to individuals accessing the local crisis call center’s suicide prevention calls, texts, and chats.


AmeriCorps Members:

  • Receive certification in an evidence-based suicide prevention intervention

  • Impact communities by improving outcomes for people who live with mental illness

  • Build their resume and gain a wide range of hands on skills, experience, and knowledge of the expanding field of behavioral health

Sign up for one of our Public Information Sessions below!

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