CSAP News

Study on Pediatric Antipsychotic Utilization

Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research is conducting a study of state Medicaid offices’ efforts to promote the safe use of antipsychotic medications among their children, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. From a

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Ryan Haight – Telehealth 

APA is currently working with the American Telemedicine Association to urge the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to promulgate regulations to offer prescribing clinicians a long-term solution to this issue and to provide short-term guidance and continued

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New York Times – “It’s Not Just You”

As many of you are aware, the New York Times has run a four-part mental health series of articles in its Sunday Opinion section. Their intro to it is as follows:  “Americans are talking a lot about their Mental health these

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Psychiatrists Helping Psychiatrists

Physician Support Line is a national, free, and confidential support line made up of hundreds of volunteer psychiatrists joined together in the determined hope to provide peer support for physician and medical student colleagues. Some CSAP members are already providing support; you

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Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative 

The California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS), in partnership with its departments, held a webinar this week on the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI). The webinar provided information on the Master Plan for Kids’ Mental Health and its

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California’s Master Plan for Aging

The Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care held an informational hearing this week: The Master Plan for Aging: Caregiving That Works. The Committee discussed theGovernor’s Mater Plan for Aging, women, aging and equity, the role of the unpaid caregiver, and the

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Biden Administration Seeks to Expand 24/7 Mental Health Care

The federal government wants to expand all-hours mental health and substance abuse care in communities around the country “Today we’re talking about providing to Americans 24/7 support for crisis care,” Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said. “That’s something

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