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For people seeking support with mental health, finding a warmline, and locating resources in your community.

Peer Run Warm Line

Línea de apoyo de MHV, atendida y administrada por pares

Addiction Recovery Support Warm Line

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Screenings

DIY Tools

Probation Peer Support

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For people wanting information about Virginia mental health legislation and policy, as well as in-person trainings and webinars to help understand, improve and maintain your mental health.

Latest News


Recovery Education

Facilitator Training

Peer Leadership Training

Trauma-Informed Resilience Training

On Demand Webinars

Virginia PRS Network

Get Involved

For people looking to get involved with mental health outreach, advocate for policy reform in the mental and behavioral health field, and support our mission to improve the mental health of all Virginians. 


Virginia Behavioral Health Advisory Council

Ways to Give


In Memoriam

Victory for Mental Health

About Us

Mental Health Virginia is the oldest mental health advocacy organization in Virginia.

Annual Reports

Virginia Affiliates

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Volunteer Opportunities

We are excited about your interest in volunteering or interning with Mental Health Virginia. Opportunities include:

Warm Line Operator

(requires either certification as Peer Recovery Specialist or completion of the PRS training) – The Warm Line is currently open 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. weekdays and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. weekends.

Outreach Volunteer

Helping staff our exhibit table at health fairs and community events. Could also help with distributing our program materials to health care facilities, clinics, housing programs, etc. Hours vary.

Office Volunteer

Helping compile materials for recovery education and outreach, entering program data in spreadsheets, general office assistance. As needed, generally 9 – 5 Monday-Friday.

Board of Directors or Board Committees

Event planning, resource development, communications, marketing, creative ideas – For more information, please contact Bruce Cruser, Executive Director:

Student Intern

MHV does not provide direct clinical services, but we are able to provide graduate social work internships for students pursuing advocacy, policy and planning careers (“macro” placement). In addition, there may be opportunities for students in marketing, policy, communications, research, government or law related fields.

MHV volunteer at outreach event
MHV outreach event collage
MHV outreach event collage
Screenprinting at community event

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in volunteering with Mental Health Virginia, please complete the Volunteer Application and send us a copy of your current resume.

Email resume to