Thursday, December 13, 2018

APA and the SAMHSA funded STR-TA initiative have announced the launch of the Telepsychiatry Role in Medication-Assisted Treatment virtual learning collaborative that is set to start Monday, Dec. 17. The collaborative will be led by Dr. Hector Colon-Rivera, attending psychiatrist at University of Pennsylvania Health System and clinical associate attending psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.   This 12-week experience will focus on guidelines and recommendations surrounding the […]

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We are happy to introduce Meghan Martin as our new director. She is responsible for the overall management of the Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association including membership recruitment and retention, and meeting planning. She comes to us from the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa where she specialized in sales and event management.   Meghan received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and public relations from Troy University. Her experience will be a welcomed asset to our […]

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With a few exceptions, our laws are written by people with little to no experience in mental health. Decisions made by the 140 members of the Alabama House and Senate directly impact our patients’ lives. We can choose to not get involved hope for the best, or we can take an active role in shaping state health policy. The Alabama Medical PAC (ALAPAC) helps elect candidates to office whom we can work with on the […]

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