The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) is expanding its work in training K-12 school teachers and other personnel to recognize potential mental health concerns among students and to connect them with help when needed with the support of a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The $560,000 grant will support implementation of the Foundation’s Notice. Talk. Act.® at School program over the next five years.
American Psychiatric Association Foundation and Friends of Virginia’s Central State Hospital Host Joint Reception; Discuss History of First State Mental Hospital for Black Americans
On Sept. 13, the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) and Friends of Virginia’s Central State Hospital brought together psychiatrists, families, historians, and administrators at a reception to mark their recent exhibit on the history and meaning of the hospital.
La APA lanza LaSaludMental.org, una nueva colección de recursos para la salud mental en idioma español
La Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría (APA) anunció hoy el lanzamiento de La SaludMental.org, un sitio web dedicado a alojar información y recursos en idioma español acerca de la salud mental y los trastornos por consumo de sustancias, que son culturalmente competentes y se basan en evidencias.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) today announced the launch of LaSaludMental.org, a website dedicated to hosting Spanish-language information and resources on mental health and substance use disorders that are culturally competent and evidence-based.
APA Foundation Receives $230,000 Grant from the Sozosei Foundation to Support Diversity Leadership Fellowships
The Sozosei Foundation recently awarded the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) a two-year, $230,000 grant in support of the American Psychiatric Association/APAF Diversity Leadership Fellowships.
September Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Combining Molecular and Neuroimaging Measures, the Promise of Digital Mental Health and More
The September issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online.
The American Psychiatric Association today announced that after a nationwide search, Vishal Madaan, M.D., will be its Chief of Education and Deputy Medical Director. In this role, Madaan will oversee the APA’s Education Division, and work closely with the APA Council on Medical Education and Lifelong Learning to provide high-quality and innovative medical education for psychiatrists and other mental health clinicians to advance patient care.
Report From American Psychiatric Association Addresses Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S.; Explores New Model to Determine Community Needs
As the nation continues to navigate an ongoing mental health crisis, a new report from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S.: Understanding the Problem and Moving Toward Solutions, 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.
New APA Poll: American Adults Largely Support Mental Health Programming in Schools Gun Violence is a Top Worry as Children Return to School
The majority of adults agree that it is important for schools to play a key role in mental health, through educating students about the topic (86%), staff training (87%), or connecting students to mental health support (84%)
Many Hispanic American Parents Are Concerned About the Pandemic’s Effects on Their Children’s Mental Health
In a new poll from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Hispanic parents were more likely to agree they were concerned about the pandemic’s effects on their children’s mental health than other groups (67% versus 49% non-Hispanics).
Muchos padres hispano-estadounidenses están preocupados por los efectos de la pandemia en la salud mental de sus hijos
Una nueva encuesta de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría (APA) descubrió quelos padres hispanos presentaron más probabilidades de estar de acuerdo en que les preocupan los efectos de la pandemia en la salud mental de sus hijos que otros grupos (67 % frente a 49 % de no hispanos).
Virtual Press Briefing to Highlight Report from American Psychiatric Association Addressing Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S
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.