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What is the American Mental Wellness Association (AMWA)?

The AMWA 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 and easy! 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

Grief Lies | Karen Lankford, PhD, Neuroscientist at Yale University

In this time when once again COVID-19 deaths are rising, the toll from yet another hurricane and wildfires are just being tallied, and the bodies of 13 American servicemen and women were just returned from Afghanistan, I would like to offer these words about grief: grief lies to you. 

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Don't Hold It In | Karen Lankford, PhD, Neuroscientist at Yale University

In the Marine Corp, David learned an important lesson about being a man that he had not learned from his father. He learned that bottling up his feeling and refusing to express emotions such as frustration, fear, or sadness, did not make a man strong. Carrying extra emotional baggage actually made a person weaker and less able to step up and do what needed to be done in difficult situations.

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