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Our Mission

Enhancing mental wellness and aiming to improve the quality of life for individuals and families. 


To be a leading mental wellness organization in the Mid-South, committed to increasing awareness and addressing the lack of options for quality, mental health services.

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Our community needs Apple Seeds!!! The need for mental health support is great, and it goes largely unmet. 

  • According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 50% of people in the United States will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder during their lifetime; and in a given year, 1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness.


  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for individuals, ages 15-34. 

  • In Shelby County there is an estimated one mental health provider for every 2,229 people, leaving fewer than 430 practitioners to serve the population of nearly 1,000,000 residents.

  • Nearly 1 in 7 women experience postpartum depression, yet 15% receive professional help, leaving a staggering 500,000-750,000 moms untreated each year. 

  • Postpartum Depression is the most frequently occurring health issue that a new mother faces after childbirth. 


  • African Americans have additional risk factors and are twice as likely to experience postpartum depression. 


  • Multiple barriers exist because of fears, stigmas, misconceptions, cultural norms, beliefs and underlying or undetected mental health concerns that hinder screening and treatment. 

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