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    Jun 15 2021

    Our 2020 Impact Report is Now Available

    In a year that started with so many challenges but ended with so much hope, we are grateful for the Foundation’s generous donors, corporate and foundation partners who made our work possible! View the interactive, digital 2020 Impact Report.

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    Sep 27 2021

    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, overcome barriers to access, invest in the future leaders of psychiatry, support research and training to improve care.

    Jun 29 2021

    The Foundation Welcomes the 2021 Fellows

    The Fellowships team is completing the onboarding process for 92 new APA/APAF Fellows among nine different APA/APAF Fellowships. These fellows will join 87 second-year fellows to become the largest fellowship class in APA history.

    Jun 28 2021

    Center for Workplace Mental Health Launches New Video Series: Let's Talk

    The APA Foundation's Center for Workplace Mental Health is thrilled to announce the launch of the new video series, “Let’s Talk: Mental Health Works.”

    Jun 24 2021

    Watch the Panel Discussion from Our CURED Documentary Screening Now

    View the recording of the Foundation's Q&A panel discussion for the new documentary Cured, hosted on June 23 after a screening of the film. Thanks to our panelists and supporters, the discussion was engaging and informative.

    Jun 18 2021

    APA Foundation Launches Special Topics Small Research Grant Program for Fellows

    The Foundation launched a Special Topics Small Research Grant program for APAF-funded Fellows. The program provides grants to incoming and current Fellows interested in research related to the impact of structural racism/racial discrimination.

    Jun 18 2021

    Notice Talk Act at School Announces New Grant Program

    APA Foundation's School and Justice Initiatives Team is excited to announce that they are expanding the reach of their school-based mental health professional development program.

    Jun 15 2021

    Our 2020 Impact Report is Now Available

    In a year that started with so many challenges but ended with so much hope, we are grateful for the Foundation’s generous donors, corporate and foundation partners who made our work possible! View the interactive, digital 2020 Impact Report.

    Jun 1 2021

    Were You Inspired by Chester Pierce, M.D.?

    Were you inspired by Dr. Chester Pierce? Send us a story or testimonial about how Dr. Pierce and his work impacted you personally or professionally and consider making a pledge to the endowment campaign for the Chester Pierce Human Rights Award.

    May 28 2021

    AAPI Heritage Month: The Impact of Race on Mental Health and Well-Being

    APA Foundation's Center for Workplace Mental Health recently wrote about how negative emotional and physical experiences stemming from race can have a direct impact on the mental health of people from underrepresented populations.

    May 27 2021

    Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops Panel Discussion Now Available to Stream

    View our panel discussion with the stars of the HBO documentary, Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops, which follows San Antonio police officers Ernie and Joe as they work to divert people away from jail and into mental health treatment, one 911 call at a time.