When it comes to exciting the palate, few cities can rival San Francisco, and a local psychiatrist offers a sampling of dining spots to help you plan your tasting menu while at the IPS this fall.
Stigma remains one of the largest deterrents keeping people from accessing needed mental health care, and the problem is especially acute among minority populations.
The APA Board of Trustees examines factors that are poised to change the way many psychiatrists practice their specialty.
The Institute on Psychiatric Services, which will begin October 30, continues to include scientific sessions and networking opportunities designed specifically for residents.
The American Psychiatric Foundation’s annual benefit raised $150,000, which will go toward community efforts to increase mental health awareness and services to underserved communities.
Health care reform will play out locally in various ways, with changes generally driven by cost and other underlying forces that predate the ACA. Some aspects of practice, though, will likely remain unchanged.
It was agreed that both sides have much to learn from each other to provide the best evidence-based care to individuals with mental illness who may also be members of faith communities and inclined to take their difficulties to a religious leader before seeking psychiatric care.
Honorees as diverse as filmmakers, judges, and academicians claimed recognition for their contributions to the field of mental health at APA’s 58th Convocation of Distinguished Fellows.
With psychiatric care shifting more and more to an integrated or collaborative care model, this year’s Institute on Psychiatric Services (IPS) will be a valuable resource, with its many sessions on this topic.
Members of diverse racial and ethnic groups often do not have access to or receive the mental health care they need and deserve, and when do receive care, it may be inadequate.
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