Report From American Psychiatric Association Addresses Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S.; Explores New Model to Determine Community Needs
As the nation continues to navigate an ongoing mental health crisis, a new report from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S.: Understanding the Problem and Moving Toward Solutions, provides an assessment of the current problem of the lack of access to psychiatric beds and proposes a new model for estimating the needs within a community.
New APA Poll: American Adults Largely Support Mental Health Programming in Schools Gun Violence is a Top Worry as Children Return to School
The majority of adults agree that it is important for schools to play a key role in mental health, through educating students about the topic (86%), staff training (87%), or connecting students to mental health support (84%)
Many Hispanic American Parents Are Concerned About the Pandemic’s Effects on Their Children’s Mental Health
In a new poll from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Hispanic parents were more likely to agree they were concerned about the pandemic’s effects on their children’s mental health than other groups (67% versus 49% non-Hispanics).
Muchos padres hispano-estadounidenses están preocupados por los efectos de la pandemia en la salud mental de sus hijos
Una nueva encuesta de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría (APA) descubrió quelos padres hispanos presentaron más probabilidades de estar de acuerdo en que les preocupan los efectos de la pandemia en la salud mental de sus hijos que otros grupos (67 % frente a 49 % de no hispanos).
Virtual Press Briefing to Highlight Report from American Psychiatric Association Addressing Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S
Join us for a virtual press briefing to learn more about this new report from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S.: Understanding the Problem and Moving Toward Solutions. The report provides an assessment of the current problem of the lack of access to psychiatric beds and proposes a new model for estimating the needs within a community.
August Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Illnesses and Innovations in Psychotherapy Spurred by the Pandemic
The June issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) recently released a number of official position statements on a series of major issues affecting mental health for millions of Americans across the country. The statements, approved by APA’s Board of Trustees this month, represent official APA policy on issues of critical importance to mental health in America, including the need for continued research into the use of psychedelics to treat psychiatric disorders, the role of psychiatry in care of patients with HIV, and the mental health needs of immigrants and people affected by forced displacement.
The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) recently awarded Languages of Care a $20,000 multi-year grant from its Ukraine Disaster Relief Fund. This grant will specifically support Languages of Care’s work to translate and provide mental-health-related resources and supports in Ukraine.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA)’s journals were well-represented in the latest edition of the Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics © 2022), in which journals are assigned “Impact Factors.”
More Than 75 Health Care Organizations Release Joint Statement in Opposition to Legislative Interference
Joint Statement From Over 75 Health Care Organization in Opposition to Legislative Interference
Americans Anxious Over Inflation; Almost Twice More Likely to Lean on Family and Friends Than Speak Openly About Feelings After a Traumatic Event
Americans’ worries over the economy intensified in June, with 87% indicating they were anxious or very anxious about inflation, up 8 percentage points from the previous month.
Los hispano-estadounidenses están más preocupados que el resto de los estadounidenses por las cuestiones económicas; y también aumentó la preocupación por el cambio climático
Mientras que los estadounidenses no hispanos expresaron más preocupación por la inflación en junio (87 %) que en mayo (80 %), la preocupación de los hispano-estadounidenses sobre el tema aumentó de 73 % al 88 %.