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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.

What Does APAF Do?

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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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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 ...

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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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