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Legislation Introduced to Increase Psychiatric Workforce in VA

Legislation was introduced in Congress last week to address the ongoing psychiatric workforce shortage within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

CMS proposed Rule to Eliminate Choice for Individuals with Mental Illness

APA's concern highlighted at Subcommittee hearing

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Crisis Intervention Training for Police Officers

CIT Effective in Helping Respond to Individuals with Behavioral Disorders

Annual Meeting, May 3-7 in New York City

Global Mental Health and Cultural Issues to be Featured

APA to Convene Integrated Care Roundtable April 4

Leading Mental Health, Policy Experts to Discuss Benefits of Integrated Care

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APA Joins Choosing Wisely Campaign

APA Joins Choosing Wisely Campaign

James Scully, MD, APA Medical Director and CEO, talks about APA participation in Choosing Wisely®,

On September 20, 2013, APA released a list of specific uses of antipsychotic medications that are common, but potentially unnecessary and sometimes harmful, as part of Choosing Wisely®, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation. The list identifies five targeted, evidence-based recommendations that can prompt conversations between patients and physicians about what care is really necessary.