Workforce Development

People with mental health and substance use disorders often delay care due to an inability to access psychiatrists. APA advocates for the allocation of federal and state resources to provide a robust pipeline of psychiatrists to meet the current and future needs of patients with mental health and/or substance use disorders.

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Support Residency Programs for Treatment of Underserved Patients

Download APA's one-page issue brief on ensuring a robust pipeline of psychiatrists to meet mental health care demand.

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