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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Happily ever after
can end all too quickly.

More than 90 percent of people who die by suicide have a diagnosable mental disorder and/or a substance-abuse disorder. Your donation can help make someone's happily ever after possible.

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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.


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

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

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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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Awards for Advancing Mnority Mental Health family

Our 2015 Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health program is looking for those in the mental health field that have improved the mental health of underserved populations. Apply by January 20.

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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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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.