Currently rebranding to Mental Health America of the MidSouth, Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee (MHA)’s mission is to promote mental health and wellness through advocacy, education, and referral. Programs focus on suicide prevention, Alzheimer’s support, multicultural outreach, anti-bullying in schools, free mental health screenings, advocacy, professional continuing education, community information, and referrals. The funds requested in the application will support a sabbatical grant for the executive director, Tom Starling. Sabbatical activities will include fitness training, executive coaching, climbing tallest peaks in six states, fishing and hunting sports, cooking & painting experiences, and a short-term mission trip.