MHAA’s 1st Annual Art Gala

Less than 73 tickets available.

Tickets are $50 each or $65 at the door.THANK YOU!!!

Thank you for your submissions and for participating in our first Art Gala ART CALL!

We appreciate that you shared your art and your story with us. For all who submitted work, please check our MHAA Facebook page for the post with all art work numbers that were accepted. If your number is listed, then that art piece got in the show!


We will be in touch soon. 

(We LOVED what people submitted and were able to fit everyone in! Thank you!)

2017 MHAA Art Gala ART Submission FORM


All partners will be acknowledged onscreen and in the gala program, as well as through social media and the MHAA website before and after the event.

Partners help us underwrite the cost of our event so more of the funds raised can go directly to MHAA.

A special thank you goes to Josh and Maurita Ammons for underwriting our event for $2,500!

$1,000 Partner (includes 6 gala event tickets)

Thank you to Dr. Pearl Merritt for your $1,000 sponsorship!

$500 Partner (includes 3 gala event tickets)

Thank you to the Laura Bush Institute for your $500 sponsorship!

$100 Partner

Thank you to Life Renovations for your $100 sponsorship!​


Thank you to all our partners, speakers, committee members, volunteers, artists, and attendees!

About MHAA

MHAA’s mission is to provide leadership and support for hope, recovery, and mental wellness for all.

Mental Health America of Abilene, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Formerly known as Mental Health Association in Abilene and prior to January 1, 2014, Advocates of Abilene. Our purpose is to improve the lives of people with mental health concerns through the use of peer support, advocacy, educational forums, and outreach.

We offer a variety of peer-led weekly support groups, community resources and referrals to psychiatrists and agencies in the surrounding area. MHAA also offers peer to peer support on an individual and appointment basis. All free of charge.

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Mental Health America of Abilene would like to reach out to those who struggle with their mental wellness and help them on their journey towards wellness. Our mission is to provide leadership and support for hope, recovery and mental wellness for all.

If you are willing to participate in your recovery, it is possible for anyone whether it’s for mental health or substance abuse to become healthier, gain more stability and live better lives. Developing a recovery plan can be essential to one’s journey of becoming stable again.

According to, Recovery Plans:

  • Enable you to identify goals for achieving wellness
  • Specify what you can do to reach those goals
  • Include daily activities as well as longer term goals
  • Track any changes in your mental health problem
  • Identify triggers or other stressful events that can make you feel worse, and help you learn how to manage them

You can learn more about your own recovery and action plan using the online tools section.

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