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James Scully, MD, APA Medical Director and CEO, talks about APA participation in Choosing Wisely®,
* Firearm access, acts of violence and the relationship to mental illness and mental health services * Legal proceedings and access to psychiatric care for juvenile offenders
* Assessing the risk of violence * Banning of pharmacy benefit management policies that require the provision of dangerous quantities of medications * Endorsement of U.S. ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child * Substance use disorders * Access to care for transgender and gender variant individuals * Discriminiation against transgender and gender variant individuals
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