Schools And Youth Mental Health

Millions of teens are affected by mental illness in America each year. By providing resources to teachers, we can help connect adolescents to care.

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Schools

A Lasting Difference

Early recognition and effective mental health treatment can make a lasting difference in a teen's well-being. Teachers and school personnel are often the first to notice the signs of changes in behavior that can accompany a mental health disorder.

Other Impact Areas

At the APA Foundation, we focus on the nation's most pressing social mental health issues across our society.

Workplace

We help employers understand mental health parity law and create an accepting workplace wellness culture.

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Justice

The U.S. correctional system is the nation's top provider of inpatient psychiatric care. We need to change that.

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Community

In every program and initiative we back, we connect with people where they learn, work, live and pray.

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What’s Happening at the APA Foundation

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

Welcome to the New APAF Website!
APA Foundation News

Welcome to the New APAF Website!

The website you are viewing is a project one year in the making and just one piece of a major effort at the APA Foundation to expand our impact.

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APA Annual Meeting
UPCOMING EVENTS

APA Annual Meeting

The American Psychiatric Association's Annual Meeting will be held in New York, NY from May 4-9th, 2018!

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With your help, we can make a mentally healthy nation for all.

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