Posts From November, 2017

Psychiatrists: Takes 1 minute to act on tax-reform bills

By Anthony Kassir
11/16/2017

From the APA: Congress is currently considering two tax-reform bills, both of which will harm our patients' access to mental health care. We must stand up for our patients and tell Congress to reject these proposals. How Tax Reform Impacts People with Mental Illness: The House-passed proposal seeks to end the tax deduction for medical expenses: ... read more


APA moves to Washington, D.C.

By Anthony Kassir
11/16/2017

From the APA: As of January 2, 2018, APA will once again be located in Washington, D.C., after being housed in Arlington, Va., for the past 15 years.Here’s are the new address and telephone number: 800 Maine Avenue, S.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20024. Phone number: (202) 559-3900. (APA’s toll-free numbers remain unchanged: 888-35-PSYCH or ... read more


Read the Latest News

CA DEDICATES $20 M FOR “988” HOTLINE

Sep 04, 2021
From the California Department of Healthcare Services September 3, 2021 announcement Source: California State Association of Psychiatrists newsletter Volume 1, Issue 35 CALIFORNIA DEDICATES $20 MILLION TO SUPPORT

Read More

Strengthening Behavioral Health Parity Act passed by Congress

Dec 23, 2020
[From the APA] APA applauds Congress for taking a crucial step forward in our efforts to ensure patients have access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment

Read More

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

Read More