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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World Mental Health Day
is October 10th.

Take a step for your friends and family this fall and make a tax-deductible donation to the Foundation to help us create a mentally healthy nation.

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Approximately 4 million students enroll in college each year.

Are you one of them? Whether you are an incoming college freshman or their parent, Transition Year helps you focus on emotional health before, during, and after the college transition.

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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:

  • Shifting to Integrated Care Will Save Health System Huge, Report Finds
  • How to Evaluate Mental Illness Anti-Stigma Programs in the Workplace
  • Why Eating Disorders Matter to 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.