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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.

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02/08/2016

SAMHSA issues pamphlet for patients and providers on MH parity

A new resource, created in pamphlet form, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration helps consumers and their providers understand protections related to their mental health and substance use disorder (MH and SUD) benefits and take action if their benefits are denied. Read More

02/03/2016

Webinar to focus on MAT and treatment integration in medical homes

The webinar "Hub and Spoke: Vermont's Framework for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Addiction" focuses on MAT for individuals with opioid addictions. Read More

02/02/2016

APA free "course of the month": Choosing the Right Treatment for SUD

As an APA member, each month psychiatrists receive free access to a CME course on a trending topic through the APA Learning Center. February's Course of the month is: Choosing the Right Treatment for Substance Use Disorders. Read More

01/28/2016

PPA continues to help uninsured and underinsured patients access prescriptions for free or nearly free

Since its launch in 2005, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance – or PPA – has helped connect nearly 9.5 million people with public and private patient assistance programs. A nationwide effort sponsored by America’s biopharmaceutical research companies, PPA is a free service that helps uninsured or underinsured patients access programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. Read More

01/27/2016

Family, friends of people who commit suicide may be at high risk themselves

HealthDay (1/26, Preidt) reports, “Family and friends of people who commit suicide are at high risk for attempted suicide themselves,” a study published online Jan. 26 in the journal BMJ Open suggests. Read More

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  • Diversity in Psychiatry - Panel Discussion

    3001 Highland Ave, Cincinnati - Frederic Kapp Memorial Library- Cincinnati Ctr for Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy

    February 24, 2016
    6:00-8:00PM

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February 16, 2016
7:00-8:00PM

OPPA Executive Committee

Teleconference

February 24, 2016
6:00-8:00PM

Cincinnati Psychiatric Society (CPS) Meeting

Diversity in Psychiatry - Panel Discussion

3001 Highland Ave, Cincinnati - Frederic Kapp Memorial Library- Cincinnati Ctr for Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy

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