APA Foundation ( @PsychFoundation ) Twitter Profile

PsychFoundation

APA Foundation

American Psychiatric Association Foundation - building a mentally healthy nation for all

Washington, DC

Joined on 30 June, 2009

http://www.apafdn.org

  • 482 Tweets
  • 36.9k Followers
  • 612 Following

Today, APA is taking an important step in addressing racism in psychiatry. We are beginning the process of making amends for both direct and indirect acts of racism in psychiatry, we apologize for our contributions to structural racism and pledge enacting anti-racist practices.

 94  9  40  Download

We are excited to be featured in Equity & Access Pre K-12 current issue! Check out the great work they are doing - and catch us on Page 7!

 0  0  0

Across the country over 500 counties have stepped up to begin addressing the overcriminalization of individuals with Serious Mental Illness and in 2020 we have challenged them with a new call to action: Set, Measure, Achieve! Learn more:

 7  0  3

Replying to @APAPsychiatric: How can parents and caregivers stay mentally healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what are warning signs to watch…

 0  0  9

How can parents and caregivers stay mentally healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what are warning signs to watch for? Read more from the @PsychFoundation:

 16  0  9  Download

Myths and stereotypes persist around mental health conditions like depression. But they don’t have to, especially when people know the facts.

 22  1  7  Download

There's still time to register for:
Meet the Author "Diagnosing from a Distance: Debates over Libel Law, Media, and Psychiatric Ethics Barry Goldwater to Donald Trump" with John Martin-Joy, MD'
@Psych_BPSI

 4  0  0  Download

Replying to @APAPsychiatric: The attack on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday has left parents wondering how to talk to their kids about what happened. H…

 0  0  12

The attack on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday has left parents wondering how to talk to their kids about what happened. Here are 10 tips for those conversations:

 24  1  12

Excessive stress is leading to a rise in people experiencing symptoms of depression. Now is a good time to know more about depression.

 9  0  1  Download

The current pandemic is impacting everyone's mental health and experts have continued to talk about the negative effective on our nations youth. Make sure your school is prepared to respond to these needs with compassion and empathy. Watch our video:

 3  0  0

Did you know the origins of modern psychiatry date back to the study of witchcraft, superstitions, "afflictions" and "delusions"? The Melvin Sabshin M.D. Library and Archives holds a Superstition & Witchcraft collection - preview these old texts here:

 6  3  5

"At this time of year, when you want every lift you can get, start with this: Head outside."

Looking for a low pressure, mentally healthy New Year's Resolution? Sunny excursions can aid in the fight against SAD and pandemic-related stress this winter.

 2  1  0

Visit the APA/APAF Funding Opportunities application page to view the variety of fellowships, medical student programs, awards, and grants for various levels of academic and professional excellence that @APAPsychiatric and @PsychFoundation offer.

 8  0  2  Download

"The key word here is empathy. In my communication with leaders, I encourage them to rethink the definition of empathetic leadership — particularly as it pertains to preventing burnout."

View the new issue of Mental Health Works and more at our site:

 5  0  1  Download

The current pandemic is impacting everyone's mental health, kids in particular. Make sure your school is prepared to respond to these needs. APAF is proud to offer Notice. Talk. Act. at School to train middle and high school staff.
Learn more:

 7  0  2  Download

Here are some tips to help you manage your mental health during this difficult time, as well as resources to turn to if you or a loved one needs a hand. From @NewsHour

 7  0  4

As part of Medscape's 25th anniversary, they recognized 25 young physicians who are rising stars in medicine, poised to be future leaders of their fields. Of the 3 psychiatrists chosen, all 3 were APA/APAF Fellows!


Learn more at

 3  0  1

CEOs from 14 Top Mental Health Organizations Join Together to Engage Federal and State Officials in 50 States to Prioritize Response to Nation’s Escalating Mental Health Crisis

 3  0  1  Download

Tips for Family Mental Well-being During the Pandemic: Young Children to Elderly Parents

 18  0  11  Download

It currently takes on average 8-10 years from first signs of a mental health concern to actual connection to care. We must do better.
Watch our video on how Notice. Talk. Act. at School helps teachers spot early signs in middle & high school students at

 7  1  1  Download

End of content

No more pages to load