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December 22, 2022

American Psychiatric Association Receives Interprofessional Joint Accreditation

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has been accredited as a provider of interprofessional continuing education (IPCE). Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education offers organizations the opportunity to simultaneously serve multiple professions, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other health care professionals, through a single, unified application process, structure, and set of accreditation standards.

December 21, 2022

Americans Anticipate Higher Stress at the Start of 2023 and Grade Their Mental Health Worse

As 2022 draws to a close, nearly two out of five (37%) Americans rated their mental health as only fair or poor, up from 31% a year ago. More than one in four (26%) reported they anticipated experiencing more stress at the start of 2023, up from one in five (20%) last year. At the same time, 29% American adults indicated they’d adopt new year’s resolutions related to their mental health, up three percentage points from last year.

December 01, 2022

Con el comienzo de la temporada navideña, aumenta el estrés de los hispanoamericanos, y hay menos preocupación por la COVID-19

Una nueva encuesta de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría publicada hoy muestra que, aunque un tercio de los hispanoamericanos informan que prevén estar más estresados en esta temporada navideña que el año pasado, están menos preocupados por contagiar o contraer COVID en una reunión festiva. Dicen estar más preocupados por poder comprar los regalos navideños.

December 01, 2022

As Holiday Season Begins, America’s Stress Rises, But Less About COVID-19

A new poll from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) released today shows that while nearly a third of Americans report that they anticipate being more stressed out this holiday season than last year, they are less worried about spreading or contracting COVID at a festive gathering. They report being most worried about affording holiday gifts.

November 21, 2022

APA Statement on Shooting at Club Q Nightclub in Colorado Springs

We are deeply saddened to hear of the shooting at Club Q Nightclub in Colorado Springs and mourn the lives of those who were lost and send support to those recovering from injuries. Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the victims, and we urge whoever may need it to seek mental health support in the aftermath of this tragedy.

November 03, 2022

New APA Healthy Minds Monthly Poll Finds that Nearly 40% of Americans Face Declining Mood in Winter

With most of the country ready to “fall back” this weekend, nearly a quarter (24%) of Americans report that they generally feel depressed in the winter. Two in five (38%) say their overall mood declines in the winter. But they do look forward to certain winter traditions: 44% of Americans look forward to spending time with friends and family during the holidays and 49% say enjoying good food improves their mood.

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