Mental Health

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Mental Health Section

The purposes of the Mental Health Section of APHA include:

  • Quality: Identify issues adversely affecting the public's mental health; seek solutions
    that enhance mental health; provide training, information and support; advocate public mental health needs.
  • Participation: Create a mechanism by which interested individuals can participate in the programs, policies, and actions of the Association.
  • Coordination: Develop and evaluate programs in conjunction with the APHA Program Development Board, Action Board, and other sections.
  • Recommendations: Serve the APHA through making interpretations and recommendations regarding public mental health concerns.
  • Collaboration: Identify opportunities for collaboration between professionals and other interested individuals.