Mental Health in the Workplace

156 million Americans are insured through their employer. We help employers obtain the resources needed to understand mental health parity law and create an accepting workplace wellness culture.

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Workplace

The Business Case

The costs associated with untreated mental illness in the workplace—numbering in the billions of dollars—far outweigh the costs of providing treatment. When employees do receive effective treatment for mental illnesses, the result are seen in lower total medical costs, increased productivity, lower absenteeism and presenteeism, and decreased disability costs.

Other Impact Areas

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

Schools

By providing resources to teachers, we can help connect millions of children affected by mental illness to care.

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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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Get Involved

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

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