Erin Clayton

Director of Programs

Erin is the Director of Programs for Mental Health America of Georgia. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in women studies from Wright State University in May 2014. Erin began her career in early childhood development supporting the well-being of toddlers in a daycare setting. She has over 7 years’ experience in customer service and management in various roles of hospitality. Erin has managed data entry and records management for three years on various projects. Her passion for mental health grew in high school and began focusing volunteer opportunities supporting individuals with behavioral health needs. Erin created a self-sustaining scholarship for LQBTQA students to improve access to educational opportunities. She also served on the executive board of her school’s diversity organization in various positions for three years to lead discussions on disparaged communities and intersectionality. As Program Manager, Erin eloquently integrates her skills and passion to support MHAG’s mental health training programs. In her role, Erin works to eliminate stigma associated with mental illness and improve mental health outcomes for underserved and disparate populations across the State.