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May 02, 2023

APA Foundation Welcomes 2023 Class of Fellows, Largest in Program History

The American Psychiatric Association Foundation today (APAF) proudly welcomed 116 future psychiatric leaders into the 2023 class of fellows, marking the largest class in program history. The APA Foundation Resident Fellowship Program complements psychiatric residency training by providing experiential learning, mentorships, and professional development opportunities.

April 20, 2023

Los hispanoamericanos se sienten más informados sobre el vínculo entre la nutrición y la salud mental que las personas no hispanas. El 78 % cambiaría su dieta para tener un efecto positivo en su salud mental.

Los hispanoamericanos están entendiendo esta relación: la última encuesta mensual de Healthy Minds de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría revela que cuatro de cada cinco (81 %) de los adultos hispanoamericanos se consideran informados sobre el vínculo entre la nutrición y la salud mental. Este porcentaje es más alto que el de las personas no hispanas, de las cuales solo el 63 % indicó ese nivel de conocimiento.

April 19, 2023

APA Foundation, HOPE Center Harlem, Receive Grant from MTV Entertainment Studios to Promote Youth Mental Health

MTV Entertainment Studios recently announced a round of grants to mental health organizations and causes, including the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) in partnership with HOPE Center Harlem, ahead of Mental Health Action Day. HOPE (Healing On Purpose and Evolving) Center Harlem seeks to provide quality therapeutic services and promote health and wellness to minoritized groups within the Harlem, NY, community.

April 11, 2023

Four in Five Americans Would Change Their Diets to Improve Mental Health, But They Rate Other Life Factors as More Impactful

Nutrition and mental health are linked, and studies on mental wellness and the gut biome, the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet, among other topics, have been garnering more attention in recent years. Americans are picking up that understanding: the latest American Psychiatric Association Healthy Minds Monthly poll reveals that two-thirds (66%) of American adults feel knowledgeable about the link between nutrition and mental health. A majority (81%) would be willing to change their diet to improve mental health.

March 01, 2023

APA and AVMA Team Up to Encourage Americans to #Paws4MentalHealth

The nation’s leading organizations for psychiatrists and veterinarians are joining forces in March to call attention to the positive mental health benefits of having a pet at home. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) and American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), who collectively represent nearly 140,000 physicians and veterinarians, have entitled the effort #Paws4MentalHealth.

February 27, 2023

American Psychiatric Association Publishes Updated Guideline on Eating Disorders and Accompanying Implementation Tools

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) recently published an updated practice guideline for treatment of patients with eating disorders. The guideline provides recommendations on assessment and evidence-based pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, and other nonpharmacological treatments for eating disorders. The Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Eating Disorders focuses primarily on anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder and includes new tips for screening and treatment.

February 17, 2023

Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., Is Named APA President-Elect

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) members have chosen Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., DrMedSc, DLFAPA, as the medical society’s next president-elect. The results were released today but are not official until the APA Board of Trustees confirms them at its March meeting.

February 13, 2023

Media Advisory: Media Encouraged to Attend APA Annual Meeting in San Francisco

The American Psychiatric Association’s 2023 Annual Meeting features nationally recognized experts in psychiatry and mental health policy, research, and clinical practice. The meeting’s theme is Innovate, Collaborate, Motivate: Charting the Future of Mental Health and will feature more than 600 educational sessions and specialized tracks, including addiction psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and more. The meeting will also include a clinical updates track; a research track hosted by NIAAA, with sessions also from NIDA and SAMHSA; and a special technology track.

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