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Mental Health in the Workplace

We provide what employers need to effectively support the mental health of employees and families. We do so by creating high impact, actionable tools for employers that recognize that everyone has mental health and investing in it is good for business.

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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.

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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 worship.

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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.

Featured News

Save the Date: MOORE Equity in Mental Health 5K

Save the Date: Saturday, July 10th for the inaugural MOORE Equity in Mental Heal...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Race, Mental Health, and Equity

What does disparity really mean and how do you build strong DEI (diversity, equi...

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