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From Thomas R. Insel, M.D., director, NIMH and Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., president-elect, APA
On June 3, 2013, following the National Conference on Mental Health at the White House, APA hosted a press conference at the National Press Club to discuss some of the pressing issues in mental health care. Participating in the press conference were Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., APA president; Paul Summergrad, M.D., APA president-elect; Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., editor-in-chief of Psychiatric News and president and CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation; former member of Congress Patrick Kennedy, a senior strategic advisor for APA; and James H. Scully Jr., M.D., APA Medical Director.
* 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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