FIN - Sport Activities with Dada and Children
Baseball and Football, Fathers Invovled NowRead More...
Conference Attendee Visit AFN
Twent-five participants toured our AFN office as part of their conference participation.Read More...
AFN Support Group Activities
Parents attending our support groups enjoy showing their creativity at recent monthly meetings.Read More...
Teen Scene Workshop
Teens and Parents come together to discuss mental health challenges.Read More...
Employment Opportunities Available Now!
We are growing! and currently have employment opportunities for Family Support Partners across several of our programs.Read More...
AFN’s 6th Mental Health Expo
AFN's 6th Annual Mental Health Expo. An exciting day!Read More...
AFN has a volunteer opportunity.Read More...
Hillman Foundation Awards Grant to AFN
AFN awarded grant from the Hillman Foundation.Read More...
AFN Receives Grant
AFN awarded second Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation GrantRead More...
Mental health in America
In 2014 alone, about 43.6 million Americans 18 years or older (18.1 percent of the U.S. adult population) experienced some form of mental health problem. Of those individuals, 33.7 million were categorized as having any mental illness (AMI), whereas 9.8 million had a serious mental illness (SMI). Moreover, studies show that about 47.4 percent of Americans will experience a mental health problem during their lives. Sadly, the mental health system is in need of an overhaul, and the U.S. is experiencing a shortage of mental health workers.
To learn more, check out this infographic created by Bradley University’s Online Master of Arts in Counseling Program.