Join us as we explore new
depths at Georgia Aquarium.

Join us on Saturday, May 14 for our annual benefit event to support our public education and research initiatives. Advance tickets are on sale now!

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Our hearts go out to California
in the wake of San Bernardino

Witnessing violence in person or through news coverage can cause psychological distress. Our Partnership for Workplace Mental Health program offers ways that employers can support employees in the wake of traumatic events.

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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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People with mental illness in U.S. jails has reached crisis levels.

The APA Foundation is a leading organization in Stepping Up: A National Initiative  to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails. 

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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 Foundation 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 APA Foundation'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 our research and programs.

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FOUNDATION HIGHLIGHTS

APEX AWARDS
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The APA and APA Foundation invite you to attend a prestigious new event recognizing and celebrating leaders who speak up for and/or treat people with mental illness.

 THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS:
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We are honored to acknowledge those who made a gift in 2015. It is because of our donors' generosity that our work is made possible. Want to see your name on the list in 2016? Make a tax-deductible donation

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A NEW STORY FOR MENTAL HEALTH:
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As a founding member of this new initiative, we encourage everyone to "know the five signs" of emotional distress and help us change the way our nation talks about mental health. Join the movement on social media with #ChangeMentalHealth.

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WE'RE HIRING

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Are you our ideal candidate? We're hiring a Senior Gifts Officer of Annual Giving!

We're looking for an out-of-the-box thinker to join us on our development team as we work to fund our programs, projects, and initiatives that are helping to address and solve our nation's most pressing mental health issues. It's fun and challenging work, with a great group of people.

The Senior Gifts Officer will be responsible for the overall planning and execution of all elements of the Annual Giving program and will develop multi-year goals and objectives. Provide strategic planning and management of a personalized, high-touch, annual giving program, including active engagement and solicitation strategies involving email, direct mail, phone, social media and personal outreach. Integrate all messaging and communications to ensure the Foundation provides a holistic, interactive donor experience.

Read the full job description and learn how to apply here.  

 

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