Over 40 Years of Service to the Mental Health Community

MaMHCA: Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association

Public Policy & Legislation



MaMHCA will be hosting a virtual rally for Section 12a Privileges for LMHCs on Thursday 9/23/21 at 12pm. This will be hosted on Zoom, to attend use the link bit.ly/mamhca-rally and click here to download a PDF brochure for the event!

Current Massachusetts Legislation and Documents: 

H2073 - An Act Relative to Establishing a Behavioral Health Workforce Development Trust Fund for LMHCs and other behavioral health providers


H2075 - (Section 12 Bill) An Act Expanding Access and Safety of Mental Health Services


H2076 - An Act Establishing a Board of Registration of Licensed Mental Health Counselors


H2342 - An Act Creating an Entry-Level Licensing Program to Allow Applicants to Practice Under Supervision Prior to Becoming a Licensed Mental Health Counselor




Please call us at 508-698-0010 (x 203) to find out how you can be involved with lobbying, making phone calls and being a community voice for change, and you can be part of our terrific team.  You can also contact me at: jweeks@mamhca.org  As always, thank you for your support! 

Joe_Headshot Joseph Weeks, LMHC

Director of Public Policy and Legislation