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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Summit targets emergency detention reform »
November 5, Wisconsin Health News Wisconsin Law enforcement agencies have concerns about how long it takes to transpor...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Psychiatric Summary XXIX, Fall 2019 »
Issue XXIX, Fall 2019 by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD This issue marks the twenty-ninth installment consolidating...
Monday, October 14, 2019
Attorney General's Summit on Emergency Detention is Oct. 31 »
Registration for the Attorney General’s Summit on Emergency Detention is now open. Register here. The summit will b...
Friday, September 27, 2019
Task Force Meets with AGs Office to Discuss Emergency Detentions »
On Wednesday, September 25, members of the Emergency Psychiatry Task Force, a collaboration between WPA and the Wisconsin...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Analysis: State suicide rate rose by 40 percent between 2000 and 2017 »
September 11, Wisconsin Health News The suicide rate in Wisconsin rose 40 percent between 2000 and 2017, according to...

WPA News
Friday, November 1, 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan is theme for WPA Annual Conference »
Mara Pheister, MD, Conference Chair Historically, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists have been experts in diagnosis...
Monday, October 14, 2019
Emergency Psych Task Force Update »
Tony Thrasher, D.O., DFAPA, Co-Chair WPA/WACEP Emergency Psych Task Force The joint task force between WPA and t...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
President's Message, September 2019 »
John Schneider, MD WPA President, 2019-2021 As we cross the Autumn Equinox, daylight and night time are balanced and...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
President's Message, August 2019 »
As I was out for a walk the other night, I noted the temperatures had turned chill.  I watched the Sunset over the ro...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
President's Message, June 2019 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA The world it seems is in a very complex place.  We’re surrounded and beset, seemingly at...

Legislative Updates
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Seven More HOPE Bills Surface »
November 12, Wisconsin Health News Legislators are asking their colleagues to sponsor seven more bills that are part o...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Baldwin announces increased funding for farmers' mental health »
November 12, Wisconsin Health News Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., worked last month to amend a Senate appropriations bill...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Assembly plans to take up mental health vetoes »
November 6, Wisconsin Health News Republicans in the Assembly are hoping to vote Thursday on overriding Gov. Tony Ever...
Friday, November 1, 2019
WPA Legislative Update, Fall 2019 »
Jerry Halverson, MD, FACPsych, DFAPA WPA Legislative Chair As you may have heard, our long-time public affairs cou...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Assembly health committee signs off on suicide prevention training, other health bills »
October 31, Wisconsin Health News Lawmakers on the Assembly Committee on Health signed off on a slew of bills Wednesda...

APA News
Thursday, October 31, 2019
November Course of the Month: Culture, Family Caregiving, and Geriatric Psychiatry »
The population of the United States is aging and growing increasingly diverse, creating a demographic imperative to addres...
Monday, September 30, 2019
Support Advocacy When You Renew your Membership »
It’s time to renew your APA and WPA membership for 2020! APA works daily to shape policies and legislation that advance...
Monday, September 30, 2019
October Course of the Month: Early Intervention in Psychosis »
Early Intervention in Psychosis: 21st Century Implementation Challenges is the theme for the October 2019 Course of the Mo...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
PsychSummit Virtual Event Collaboration »
Attention Psychiatry Residents! Mark your calendars for PsychSummit: How to Change the World & Get Paid , a virtual e...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Call for Nominations: App Advisor Expert Panel »
APA is forming an expert panel to develop its forthcoming resource, App Advisor, a tool for clinicians and patients to i...

Members in the News
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Symposium to Address Self-Disclosure of Mental Illness, Burnout Symptoms »
April 2, Psychiatric News, American Psychiatric Association Is it helpful to tell others that you, a psychiatrist, h...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
WPA Member Announces Book Release »
Longtime APA and WPA member, H. Steven Moffic, MD, has shared news of the release of his new book, Islamophobia and Psych...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Membership Milestones »
The American Psychiatric Association recently announced the latest group of members to have been approved for advancement...