Posts From December, 2020

Strengthening Behavioral Health Parity Act passed by Congress

By Anthony Kassir
12/23/2020

[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 just like any other form of medical care. On December 21st, Congress passed an end of the year package that included H.R 7539, the Strengthening Behavioral Health ... read more


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Statement from the APA on Firearm Violence

Jun 08, 2022
From the APA on June 01, 2022 The American Psychiatric Association (APA) condemns the senseless loss of lives from firearm violence that has become all too common in

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APA Statement: School Shooting in Texas

May 27, 2022
American Psychiatric Association Statement on the School Shooting in Texas Our hearts are broken after the brutal and tragic loss of children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas. We

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2022 APA Annual Meeting May 21-25

Jan 13, 2022
APA is gathering in-person for the first time since 2019, in the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans! Join APA in-person May 21-25 for the 2022 Annual Meeting, the premier

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