Purposes

Professional Education: The Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Foundation, in collaboration with others (when appropriate), will develop and fund educational offerings and projects designed to improve and enrich professional knowledge and skills of psychiatrists and other medical and mental health professionals in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. This may include programs to encourage healthier personal and professional lifestyles for psychiatrists, medical and other mental health professionals.

Public Education: The Foundation, in collaboration with others (when appropriate), will encourage and sponsor educational programs to increase awareness and knowledge of mental disorders and effective treatments available today. The Foundation may support educational efforts aimed at employers, the media, persons with a mental disorder and their families to encourage a better understanding of the disorders and their treatment. The Foundation may also support efforts to remove barriers to access to psychiatric care.  

Grants for Research. The Foundation may sponsor and encourage research designed to improve outcomes for persons who experience psychiatric disorders.