Welcome

The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.

Subscribe to OPPA News BriefsLatest News

04/16/2016

Medical marijuana bill to be introduced by the Ohio House

The House unveiled their plans to introduce a "medical" marijuana bill in the coming days with the Ohio House saying that something will be introduced by the end of the week. They have promised that this will be a fast moving piece of legislation with an assurance that this will be passed out of the House by the "end of April."

04/13/2016

Members encouraged to oppose efforts to define psychologists as "physicians" under Medicare

The American Psychiatric Association is encouraging all members to contact their member of Congress to urge them to oppose H.R. 4277 and S 2597, legislation that would define psychologists as "physicians" under the Medicare program. Read More

04/08/2016

New report highlights evidence for integrated care - collaborative care model

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) jointly released a report that reviews the current scientific evidence for integrated care, specifically the Collaborative Care Model, and provides recommendations for advancing use of the model. Read More

04/05/2016

APA free course of the month - An Update on Neurocognitive Disorders for the General Psychiatrist

Each month, the American Psychiatric Association offers a free on-line course to its members. This month's course focuses on the Assessment and Management of Dementia in Psychiatric Practice. Read More

04/05/2016

2016 Helping Hands grant program applications due June 10

The APA is now accepting applications for its 2016 helping hands grant program. This program awards medical school grants of up to $5,000 for mental health and substance use disorder projects that are created and managed by medical students. These projects can be conducted in partnership with community agencies or in conjunction with ongoing medical school outreach activities. Read More

View all

Subscribe to OPPA Upcoming EventsUpcoming Events

 May 2016 
SMTWTFS
1234567
89
10
11121314
15
16
17
18
192021
22232425262728
293031    
May 9, 2016
7:00-8:00PM

OPPA Government Relations Committee

Teleconference

May 10, 2016
7:00-8:00PM

OPPA Executive Committee

Teleconference

View all