Annually, 39 million adults will experience a mental illness and/or a substance use disorder.

The Partnership for Workplace Mental Health promotes the business case for quality mental health care, including early recognition, access to care, and effective treatment.

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Adults in the school community
may recognize warning signs.

More than 70,000 teachers and other school staff have been educated to recognize the warning signs of mental illness through the Typical or Troubled?® School Mental Health Education Program.

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One in every four adults
is living with a mental disorder.

In any given year, fewer than one-third of those adults will receive mental health care. But no matter how you spend your time this summer, your donation will help educate Americans that mental illnesses are real and can be treated.

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Are you, or someone you know,
in emotional distress or crisis?

Click here for a list of resources to get help.

CREATE A MENTALLY HEALTHY NATION

Every penny raised by the Foundation supports research, education, training, and other initiatives to advance mental health.

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DONATE ONLINE

Your online donation means funds are immediately available to support APA Foundation's  research and education. 

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GIFTS LARGE AND SMALL. 

Our Annual Fund relies on you to make your mark on psychiatry through an unrestricted gift to help support our research and programs.

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APF Highlights

 

THE ICU PROGRAM LAUNCHES:
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This awareness campaign to decrease the stigma associated with the topic of mental health was recently made available to employers across the country by our Partnership for Workplace Mental Health. 

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Each year, the work of the APA Foundation is supported by generous donations by individuals like you. Won't you consider supporting our work by making a tax-deductible gift?

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A NEW STORY FOR MENTAL HEALTH:
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As a founding member of this new initiative, we encourage everyone to "know the five signs" of emotional distress and help us change the way our nation talks about mental health. Join the movement on social media with #ChangeMentalHealth.

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Recent updates

  
 

Mental Health Works available.

Mental Health Works is a free quarterly publication focused on mental health in the workplace, published by our Partnership for Workplace Mental Health program.

The Second Quarter 2015 issue features:

    • EMPLOYER FEATURE: Total Well-being at Sprint
    • ICU Program Now Available
    • Focusing on Adult ADHD in the Workplace
    • The Long Winding Road Involving Therapeutic Process, Employers, and Employees
    • Behavioral Risk Survey: Stigma is an Issue for Some Employers

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If you, or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, click here for a list of resources.