Focus on mental health issues
affecting underserved populations.

The Jeanne Spurlock, MD Congressional Fellowship is now calling for applications. Psychiatric residents and early career psychiatrists are encouraged to apply. Applications should be sent by December 19.

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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?TM School Mental Health Education Program.

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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 APF 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 APF'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 the APF's research and programs.

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APF Highlights

 

RIGHT DIRECTION:

Right Direction is a first-of-its-kind educational initiative for the workplace to help decrease stigma associated with depression, which is a leading cause of lost productivity.

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A MENTALLY HEALTHY NATION:happy grandpa and grandson

Each year, the work of the American Psychiatric 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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MINORITY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM:

The Minority Fellowships Program works to eliminate ethnic disparities in mental health care by providing training to psychiatry residents and medical students interested in serving minority communities.

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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 Third Quarter 2014 issue features:

  • Insomnia is Costly to the Workplace
  • Special Feature: Autism
  • Delta Air Lines Keeps Climbing and Caring

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