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.


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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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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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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Our Helping Hands Grant program is now accepting applications from medical schools to implement mental health and substance use disorder projects led by medical students. The deadline for the 2015-2016 school year is June 8, 2015.

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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 First Quarter 2015 issue features:

    • EMPLOYER FEATURE -  Barry-Wehmiller’s “Truly Human Leadership”
    • Revised Employer Guide for Compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
    • Caterpillar’s Employee Assistance Program: Evaluating the Workplace Effects of EAP Services
    • New Survey of U.S. Workers Reveals Impact to Productivity from Depression

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