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The mission of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association is to serve its members' professional practice needs, including delivering essential practice management tools and continuing education programs; fostering physician wellness as the foundation of successful practice; educating the public and New Jersey's lawmakers on the science of psychiatry; supporting the development of NJ psychiatrists in training; promoting the professional standards of psychiatric care; and advocating to protect the interests of patients and their families.

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April 1, 2020 · As an added member benefit during this challenging time, NJPA members can access the Advocacy & Management Group's (NJPA's lobby firm) weekly Coronavirus Update which summarizes messages from the Governor’s office and provides links to official state notices. The NJPA continues to work closely with AMG in order to advocate for the needs of individuals with mental illness and advocate for a health care emergency plan that addresses all health care needs, including mental health.

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