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Virtual Press Briefing to Highlight Report from American Psychiatric Association Addressing Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S

  • August 11, 2022

* * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * *

What:

Join us for a virtual press briefing to learn more about this new report from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S.: Understanding the Problem and Moving Toward Solutions. The report provides an assessment of the current problem of the lack of access to psychiatric beds and proposes a new model for estimating the needs within a community.

Who:

  • Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A., CEO and Medical Director of the APA
  • Anita Everett, M.D., Task Force Chair and APA-Past President
  • Sandra Dejong, M.D., Chair, Task Force Subgroup on Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Beds

When:

Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. ET

Where:

Join the virtual press briefing using this Zoom link

Media:

To access the full report please use this link: Psychiatry.org - Psychiatric Bed Crisis Report. If you have questions email [email protected] or call 202-609-7113.

American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the oldest medical association in the country. The APA is also the largest psychiatric association in the world with more than 37,000 physician members specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and research of mental illnesses. APA’s vision is to ensure access to quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. For more information, please visit www.psychiatry.org.

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