APA Help Center
Mental Health Awareness
Mental health disorders affect tens of millions of Americans each year, yet only a fraction of those people receive treatment.
If you suspect a friend or family member is experiencing an emotional crisis, your help can make a difference. Reaching out to a friend or family member who is struggling is the first step to help them get better.
Learn about the warning signs and how you can support your loved one.
- How to Cope When a Loved One Has a Serious Mental Illness
- How to Help in an Emotional Crisis
- Warning Signs of Suicide
- Understanding Psychotherapy and How it Works
- Resources and Information on Mental Health Insurance Coverage