Posts From April, 2018

Psychiatrists: Help support legislation, easily!

By Anthony Kassir
04/26/2018

  From the APA: An out-of-date law (42 CFR Part 2) prevents physicians and other health care providers from sharing substance use disorder records within a patient's medical record. This prevents individuals with SUD from receiving the best possible coordinated health care and it further stigmatizes addiction by not treating it like all other illnesses. ... read more


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Nominate your Distinguished Colleagues! (New deadline)

Nov 02, 2019
OCPS Presents... Orange County's Most Distinguished Psychiatrist Recognition Award The Orange County Psychiatric Society is currently seeking nominations to honor outstanding psychiatrists who have advanced care, research, and education

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Council Meeting Photo: October 2019

Oct 02, 2019
What does a psychiatrist look like? Here is a photo from the October 1, 2019 OCPS Executive Council meeting!

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Association Between Mass Shootings, Mental Illness Not Supported By Research

Aug 07, 2019
From APA Headlines, August 6, 2019: The Washington Post (8/5, Wan, Bever) reports that according to research, mental illness is not to blame for America’s mass shootings. In a 2018

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