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    APA Foundation News

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    Aug 9 2023

    APA Foundation Encourages Action with First Major Mental Health Public Awareness Initiative

    The APAF launched a transformative awareness campaign – Mental Health Care Works – that empowers individuals to take the first step to address their mental health.

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    May 5 2024

    APA Foundation’s National Public Awareness Campaign, Mental Health Care Works, Evolves from Awareness to Action in Second Year

    The APAF's national multimedia campaign, Mental Health Care Works, entered its second year at the 2024 APA Annual Meeting in New York City.

    Mar 27 2024

    APA Foundations Center for Workplace Mental Health Convenes National Health Care Leaders in a Forum on Well Being at Work

    The CWMH convened leaders from hospitals, health systems, medical membership societies, and allied health organizations to discuss strategies and best practices for increased support for the mental health of health care workers.

    Feb 20 2024

    APA Foundation Launches New Initiative for Mental Health of Black Men and Boys

    The APAF is proud to announce the launch of a new initiative called the APAF My Brother’s Keeper Project that supports the mental health of young African American/Black males.

    Jan 30 2024

    APA Foundation Wins Silver Anthem Award for Humanitarian Action and Services

    The APAF is proud to announce that its flagship public awareness campaign Mental Health Care Works has earned a Silver Anthem Award in 2024.

    Jan 23 2024

    “Where We Play: Nashville” to Shine Light on Mental Health of Athletes and Entertainers

    On Sunday, January 28, the APAF is hosting Where We Play: Nashville, a free event focused on supporting the mental health of young athletes and entertainers, at Belmont University’s Fisher Center.

    Jan 19 2024

    APAF Signature Mental Health Training Program, Notice. Talk. Act.® at School, Expands Nationwide in 2024 and Remains Cost-Free

    Thanks to funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the training will now reach a greater number of teachers and school staff with best practices for supporting improved student mental health outcomes.

    Dec 21 2023

    Notice. Talk. Act. ® at Work Is Available in Ten Languages for International Employers

    The APAF Center for Workplace Mental Health has launched the Notice. Talk. Act. ® at Work module in nine additional languages: German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Czech, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Thai, and Brazilian Portuguese.

    Nov 15 2023

    Betsy Schwartz Appointed Director of Center for Workplace Mental Health at the APA Foundation

    Betsy Schwartz, MSW, will be the American Psychiatric Association Foundation’s new director of the Center for Workplace Mental Health.

    Nov 3 2023

    APA Foundation Announces 2023 Helping Hands Grant Recipients

    The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Helping Hands Grants.

    Oct 25 2023

    APA Foundation Launches Video Toolkit for Frontline Healthcare Employee Mental Health

    The APAF is pleased to announce the launch of new resources from Frontline Connect, an initiative designed to increase access to mental healthcare for frontline healthcare workers.

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