|"Do more than belong: participate.
Do more than care: help.
Do more than believe: practice."
– William Arthur Ward
Your community—both professional
and personal—needs your commitment
As a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association, you are committed to improving the mental health of the people with whom you work. You can also make a difference in a broader context by contributing to the AMHCA Foundation. The Foundation is working to make a positive impact in your chosen field.
You are also a part of a larger community of friends, family, and neighbors, who are interested in doing their part to make their world a healthy place to live. Let them know about the work of the AMHCA Foundation and ask them to contribute to the work we are doing. For all of us who practice clinical mental health counseling, spreading good mental health is at the very heart of our work.
The AMHCA Foundation exists to actively sustain efforts to improve Americans' mental health. Thanks to generous contributions, we are able to support:
- Education and Public Awareness
- Mental Health Research
||Your support of the Foundation and its programs can have a profound impact on the growth and future of your profession.
The AMHCA Foundation Mission:
To improve the mental health of all Americans through public education about mental health issues, mental health research, access to mental health services, and promoting high standards for mental health practitioners.
The AMHCA Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization; all donations are tax deductible.
Education and Public Awareness
The AMHCA Foundation will provide educational programs and sponsor public awareness campaigns to increase public understanding about good mental health and how mental health relates to an individuals overall health.
The AMHCA Foundation makes scholarship grants to students enrolled in graduate courses in mental health counseling.
Learn about the 2014 Student Travel Award Scholarship
Learn about April Krowel
, the 2013 AMHCA Foundation Travel Scholarship Winner
Learn about Douglas R. Kabell
, the 2012 AMHCA Foundation Travel Scholarship Winner
The AMHCA Foundation will award grants to individuals, education and scientific organizations, and AMHCA for programs or projects of importance to mental health counselors and the public.
Learn about the 2014 AMHCA Foundation Dissertation Research Award
Congratulations to Thomas Field, winner of the first AMHCA Foundation Dissertation Research Award!
Support the AMHCA Foundation with a tax-deductible contribution today!
Contributions by Mail
Make check payable to "AMHCA Foundation" and send to:
c/o Wells Fargo
Baltimore, MD 21275
Contact the Foundation office at 800-326–2642, ext. 103.