Philosophy's Hope & Grace
The beauty brand donates 1 percent of its U.S. net sales to organizations that promote mental well-being among underserved women and works to reduce stigma. Its social media campaign #IAmStigmaFree is a joint effort with the National Alliance on Mental Illness. (

Chirlane McCray, the city's first lady, hopes to create a standard of mental health care in the Big Apple that can be replicated in other cities—one that includes screening every pregnant woman and new mother for maternal depression, teaching kids resilience skills at school, and training 250,000 New Yorkers to respond to emergency mental health situations. (

Minority Health and Mental Health Disparities Program
The National Institute of Mental Health seeks to combat the vastly unequal rate at which minorities and whites receive care for mental illnesses by uncovering underlying causes, partnering with other federal agencies to put mental health research to good use, and collaborating with hospitals to integrate mental health care into standard health treatment. (