In September 2022, the NJPA adopted the APA's position statement.Read More »
NJPA Board Approved on September 14, 2022 · Position StatementRead More »
NJPA Becomes an Approved Subcontractor of the N.J. Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative Program designed to expand children’s access to mental healthcare Westfield, N.J. — The New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJPA) has just been named an approved subcontractor of the New...Read More »
The New Jersey Psychiatric Association supports the use of telemedicine in psychiatry, which can safely provide access to care when properly used and certain standards are observed. The use of telemedicine in psychiatry shall meet all applicable federal and state...Read More »
In light of the legalization of recreational marijuana for NJ citizens age 21 and above, NJPA is focused on the need to protect adolescents and young adults to age 25 years (AYA) from the harmful effects of cannabis, particularly related...Read More »
The Prior Authorization process requires physicians to obtain approval from pharmacy benefits plans before payment for medication is approved. This process delays patients’ ability to obtain necessary medication and/or treatment. It also presents time-consuming administrative burdens on physicians, which can...Read More »
According to the CDC, approximately 20% of children and youth suffer from a mental health disorder. Only about 1/3 of those children and youth will receive an appropriate diagnosis and effective treatment. Minority children are even less likely to receive...Read More »
Issue:In our current healthcare system, the treatment of medical illness and behavioral health conditions, including mental health and substance use disorders, are treated as discrete problems as though they were not occurring in the same person. While mental illness should...Read More »
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NJPA Board approved, September 14, 2016Read More »
In September 2022, the NJPA adopted the APA's position statement.
NJPA Board Approved on September 14, 2022 · Position Statement
NJPA Becomes an Approved Subcontractor of the N.J. Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative Program designed...
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