Suicide Stories: Click here to read about how the AMWA is partnering with Elephant Room Productions for National Suicide Prevention Week 2017.

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Stage 1, 2, 3, and 4: Click here to learn about the different stages of a mental health problem.

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What is AMWA?

The American Mental Wellness Association is the umbrella organization which unites individuals and organizations together as one voice for mental wellness in the United States.

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Become a Champion

Mental Wellness Champions are individuals and organizations that want to take a stand for mental wellness. Becoming a champion is free, easy, and benefits include:

  • Uniting as one voice
  • Participation in discussion
  • Access to up-to-date research
  • Networking with national advocates
  • Strength in numbers
  • Free tools, trainings, and best practices

Latest Research & Articles

Mental Illness, Media, and Politics

Should mentally ill people stay out of and away from politics?  Mental illness is an instability in itself, and it is well known that the media tends to cover negative events over positive ones.  So is there any hope for mentally ill people to interact in media and politics, or are the stigma and the […]

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An Indictment of the American Mental Health System

The American Mental Health System is in a state of perpetual negligence! It has been for years!  I am sure you will agree with me. Over three hundred and fifty thousand ill human beings suffering from psychiatric medical conditions are languishing in jails and prisons across the country because they did not get the appropriate […]

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A Life With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The following post by A.J. Becker outlines his personal experiences living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. He shares this post with us in hopes to spread awareness about this disorder. When I was about 5 years old, when my brain was overstimulated I would feel very uncomfortable, scared and anxious, and would cry as a […]

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