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Thursday, September 17, 2020
New suicide prevention call center opens »
September 17, Wisconsin Health News A new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call center recently opened in Wisconsin....
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Report outlines strategies to reduce suicide attempts, deaths »
September 16, Wisconsin Health News Wisconsin’s suicide rate increased 40 percent between 2000 and 2017, according to a...
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Milwaukee County's psychiatric hospital set to start construction to comply with CMS agreement »
September 2, Wisconsin Health News The Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division plans to start construction on the Me...
Monday, August 31, 2020
National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is Sept. 17 »
Thursday, September 17, 2020, marks the 3rd annual National Physician Suicide Awareness Day. This year’s theme, ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
HHS Extends Deadline to Apply for Provider Relief Funding »
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the deadline to Friday, August 28, for eligible Medicaid an...

WPA News
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Open Letter Encourages Mask-Wearing »
The Wisconsin Psychiatric Association joined a coalition of medical societies in Wisconsin that created an open letter to...
Monday, June 8, 2020
President's Message, June 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA WPA President Dear Colleagues, Like you, I am deeply saddened by the recent tragic event...
Monday, June 1, 2020
WPA Congratulates Class of 2020 Psychiatry Residents »
The Wisconsin Psychiatric Association congratulates this year's class of psychiatry resident graduates:...
Monday, May 18, 2020
President's Message, May 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA WPA President, 2019-2021 Dear Colleagues, Thanks to all who participated in our first vi...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
President's Message, March 2020 »
John Schneider, MD, FAPA WPA President Dear WPA Members, We are acutely aware of the effects the COVID-19 pan...

Legislative & Policy Updates
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Final Rule: 42 CFR Part 2, Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records »
On July 15, 2020, a final rule revising the federal regulations governing the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Pa...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
DHS Telehealth Webinar Recordings Now Available »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) hosted all-inclusive webinars last week to engage providers, provider as...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Steil introduces bill to boost mental health funding »
August 11, Wisconsin Health News U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Janesville, said last week he's introducing legislation that a...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Wisconsin Medicaid Telehealth Expansion Webinar: Stakeholder Input Session for Providers »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) invites you to attend a Medicaid Telehealth Expansion interactive webina...
Thursday, July 16, 2020
WPA-PAC Needs Your Support »
In this election year more than ever, your donation to WPA's Political Action Committee will help grow our relationships w...

APA News
Monday, August 31, 2020
APA Course of the Month is Back with Two Free Courses »
After a short hiatus to upgrade its online Learning Center, APA is offering two free CME courses this month. The courses,...
Monday, August 31, 2020
Recording Available: Town Hall on Structural Racism in Psychiatry »
APA's Task Force to Address Structural Racism in Psychiatry held their second in a series of virtual town halls aimed at d...
Monday, August 31, 2020
Key COVID-19 Resources »
Over the past several months, APA has developed a series of key COVID-19 resources, all of which are available on APA's...
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
APA Members Can Order PPE Through Project N95 »
APA has entered into a collaboration with other specialty organizations and Project N95, a nonprofit organization working...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
AMNet is Seeking Addiction Medicine Physicians to Participate in Practice-based Research Network »
A collaboration between APA, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), Friends Research Institute (FRI), an...

Members in the News
Thursday, March 26, 2020
WPA Leader Erica Larson Elected to New Leadership Roles »
WPA congratulates Executive Council member Erica Larson, DO for her newly-elected leadership roles at the state and nation...
Friday, February 28, 2020
Moffic editor of newly published book on Anti-Semitism and Psychiatry »
WPA member H. Steven Moffic, MD, editor of  Anti-Semitism and Psychiatry , shared news that the book has been publish...
Monday, December 30, 2019
WPA Members Achieve Fellow Status »
The Wisconsin Psychiatric Association congratulates five members who recently achieved Fellow status with the American Psy...
Monday, December 30, 2019
Eight WPA Members Advance to Distinguished Fellow Status »
The American Psychiatric Association recently announced the latest group of members to have been approved for advancement...