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October 06, 2022

En lo que se acercan las próximas elecciones de mediados de año, un 79% de Americanos piensan que la salud mental es una emergencia de la salud pública que requiere más atención de legisladores.

De acuerdo con una nueva encuesta de La Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría, cuatro de cada cinco adultos (79 %) afirma que el estado de salud mental en EE. UU. es una emergencia sanitaria pública que merece más atención de los políticos. Casi tres cuartos (71 %) de los adultos afirman que son más proclives a votar a un candidato político para el que invertir en la salud mental sea una prioridad.

September 28, 2022

APA Foundation Launches “Mentally Healthy Nation” National PSA Campaign

The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) today launched its new “Mentally Healthy Nation” national radio public service announcement (PSA) campaign. The PSAs, offered in both English and Spanish, will raise awareness about the nationwide mental health crisis following the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 28, 2022

La Fundación APA lanza la campaña nacional de anuncios de servicio público "Mentally Healthy Nation"

La Fundación de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría (APAF) lanzó hoy su nueva campaña nacional de anuncios de servicio público de radio llamada Mentally Healthy Nation. Los anuncios de servicio público se ofrecerán tanto en inglés como en español y generarán conciencia acerca de la crisis de salud mental que se dio en todo el territorio nacional tras la pandemia de COVID-19.

September 21, 2022

APA Foundation to Expand School Mental Health Program with Support from New SAMHSA Grant

The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) is expanding its work in training K-12 school teachers and other personnel to recognize potential mental health concerns among students and to connect them with help when needed with the support of a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The $560,000 grant will support implementation of the Foundation’s Notice. Talk. Act.® at School program over the next five years.

August 22, 2022

APA Appoints Vishal Madaan, M.D., Chief of Education and Deputy Medical Director

The American Psychiatric Association today announced that after a nationwide search, Vishal Madaan, M.D., will be its Chief of Education and Deputy Medical Director. In this role, Madaan will oversee the APA’s Education Division, and work closely with the APA Council on Medical Education and Lifelong Learning to provide high-quality and innovative medical education for psychiatrists and other mental health clinicians to advance patient care.

August 16, 2022

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.

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