The adolescent years are when many mental health disorders first emerge. But often, warning signs go unrecognized for too long and school work may suffer.
The Partnership for Workplace Mental Health works with businesses to ensure that employees and their families living with mental illness, including substance use disorders, receive effective care.
The Healthy Minds series on PBS is an informative television series on mental health and mental illnesses. It's aimed at reducing stigma and increasing awareness of mental health.
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.
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.
Your online donation means funds are immediately available to support APF's research and education.
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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The Alexander Gralnick, MD Award for Research in Schizophrenia is now accepting applications. Apply by August 15th.
NEW DEPRESSION EDUCATION...
The Partnership for Workplace Mental Health joined forces with Employers Health to develop Right Direction, an initiative for the workplace to help decrease stigma associated with depression.
JUDGES' LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE:
Judge Russell assists the APF and the JLG while making training videos of potential mental illness scenarios judges may encounter while on the bench.
Recognizing the need for culturally competent materials, our Typical or Troubled?TM School Mental Health Education Program was recently modified to be delivered to parents and school staff in Hispanic communities as Típico o Problemático?TM. It is available in Spanish and English versions. Developed in Latino school communities, the result is a variety of educational tools that are culturally appropriate and encourage learning and dialogue with parents about their teen’s mental health and how to support their mental health and emotional well-being.
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If you, or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, click here for a list of resources.