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.
(OhioMHAS) and Developmental Disabilities (DODD) have released Perspectives on Trauma and Hope for Healing - a new video series depicting personal stories of lived experience and resiliency.
The Center for Community Solutions has released Legislative District Profiles for each of Ohio's state House and Senate Districts. This is the first time the data have been compiled at the state district level, showing that issues related to health and human services touch every district in Ohio.
Members of the OPPA/APA are invited to review and comment by March 17, 2017 on the draft APA "Practice Guidelines for the Pharmacological Treatment of Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder." Read More
Senators John Eklund (R-Geauga) and Sandra Williams (D-Cuyahoga) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would exclude individuals with serious mental illness from the death penalty just as individuals with intellectual disabilities and juveniles are currently exempted. Read More
The American Psychiatric Association has created a webpage to identify for members, what its role is in Maintenance of Certification. Read More
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