Jan 05, 2017ARLINGTON, Va. Jan. 5, 2017 – The American Psychiatric Association (APA) today issued a letter to Congressional leaders to ensure that Americans with mental health and substance use disorders continue to have access to needed care.
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Jan 03, 2017ARLINGTON, Va. Jan. 3, 2017 – APA President Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., Ph.D., began a new position today as Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In her new role, she will... Read More
Dec 15, 2016ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 15, 2016 – Two new studies looked at how two federal laws — the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), — impacted access to coverage for patients with mental illness. The... Read More
Dec 13, 2016ARLINGTON, Va. Dec. 13, 2016 – President Barack Obama today signed the 21st Century Cures Act, far-reaching legislation with numerous provisions intended to reform and improve the nation’s mental health care system. APA President Maria A... Read More