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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.

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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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    Our 2020 Impact Report is Now Available

    In a year that started with so many challenges but ended with so much hope, we a...

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    Rawle Andrews, Jr., Esq., Named Executive Director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation

    Andrews will oversee the APAF's efforts to raise awareness about mental health, ...

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    The 2022 APA Foundation Benefit

    Save the date for an evening to celebrate the work of the Foundation and the sup...

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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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