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Mental Health America of Los Angeles
200 North Pine Avenue, Suite 400
Long Beach, CA 90802

For more information about MORS please contact:
(562) 645-3222

MORS Trainers

Joe Ruiz
Chief Training Officer
MORS Trainer

Joe is the Chief Training Officer at MHALA.  He has been with the Mental Health America since 1986 and was with MHA Village since its inception in 1990. For the first 10 years of MHA Village he was Associate Director. In 2000 he took on the newly created role of Director of Information Services. In 2007 he became the Director of Training for MHA and the Village and became the Director of Training and Workforce Development in 2011. In March of 2018 he was promoted to his current position. Joe is married, has two daughters, two dogs, two birds, a turtle, and spends as much as time as possible on family trips, playing his guitar and shoe shopping.


Chad Costello, MSW, CPRP
Vice President for Public Policy
MORS Trainer

Chad is the Vice President for Public Policy and a lead trainer at MHALA. He has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California. His experience ranges from teaching college students, directing services within large mental health systems, leading teams of direct service providers, and advising on policy and transformation of the mental health system. He spends as much free time as possible in the mountains skiing, climbing, and backpacking.