Posts From January, 2018

APA Applauds CHIP Reauthorization

By Anthony Kassir
01/27/2018

From the APA: The American Psychiatric Association wants to thank our advocates for their support in our fight to protect children's access to health insurance.  Earlier this week, the President signed a measure that extends funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for a historic six years.  Funding for the Childhood Obesity Demonstration Project, ... read more


#SaveCHIP Day of Action

By Anthony Kassir
01/10/2018

From the APA: 850,000 Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries experience serious behavioral or emotional disorders but their access to mental health treatment has been in jeopardy for over 100 days. Congressional inaction has created a dire situation for these children and their families. Today, the American Psychiatric Association is joining other frontline physician groups ... read more


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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

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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

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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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