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APA, Allied Organizations Urge Senate to Dismiss Obamacare Repeal Bill

APA cosigned a letter today with five other medical societies addressed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging the Senate to forgo a Republican-led effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in favor of real, bi-partisan health care reform.

Partnering for Help and Hope on Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

One myth that psychiatrists have to contend with all too often is that it is impossible to prevent mental illness. In fact, we know that the opposite is true. Prevention does work, and we know that by identifying children and adolescents who are at risk for mental illness and addressing the risk factors in their lives before a mental illness or substance use disorder manifests itself or becomes unmanageable, we can vastly improve their well-being and overall quality of life.

AMA Taskforce Releases Storage and Disposal Tips for Opioids

The American Medical Association’s Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse recently released a step-by-step guide for physicians and the public on the safe storage and disposal of opioids and other medications.

APA Opposes Proposed Budget Cuts to HHS, NIH

On Wednesday, APA sent a letter to the ranking members of the Senate Budget Committee urging them to at least maintain funding for agencies that support initiatives that allow people to stay healthy in their communities.

Experience Psychiatry Without Borders at the RCP International Congress

In recent years, advances in technology and communication have made our world a much smaller place. These advancements have made this a very exciting time to practice medicine, but one that presents its own set of challenges to psychiatrists both in the United States and abroad.