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    A Mentally Healthy Nation For All

    Where our society is equipped and informed—free from the stigma and bias associated with mental illness. At the APA Foundation, we focus on the nation’s most pressing social mental health issues across our society.

    What Does APAF Do?

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    APA Foundation

    As the non profit programming arm of the American Psychiatric Association, we complement the professional work of the APA by administering public outreach programs and support—all aimed at eliminating stigma, overcoming mental illness, and advancing mental health.

    What's Happening at the APA Foundation

    Keep up with the latest APA Foundation mental health news, events, and volunteer opportunities.

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    APAF Launches Campaign to Endow the Paul J. O’Leary Innovation in Psychiatry Award

    The Paul O'Leary Innovation in Psychiatry Award Fund will provide seed money to ...

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    First Class of APAF Moore Equity in Mental Health Community Grants Program Grantees Announced

    The five grant recipients are working to support mental health equity for young ...

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    Central State Hospital Reception

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    Professional Research & Development

    As the charitable foundation of the American Psychiatric Association, we work to empower psychiatrists and other mental health professionals by raising funding for research, fellowships, and grants.

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