statements of professional standards

APA Position Statement on Psilocybin

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In September 2022, the NJPA adopted the APA’s position statement.

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NJPA Position Statement on Mental Health Diversion Programs

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NJPA Board Approved on September 14, 2022 · Position Statement

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Press Release: N.J. Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative

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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) […]

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Telemedicine in Psychiatry

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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 […]

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Marijuana Legalization: Protecting Adolescents and Young Adults

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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 […]

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Prior Authorization

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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.  […]

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School Based Mental Health

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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 […]

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Collaborative Care Model

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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 […]

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NJPA Position Statement Opposing the Legalization of Marijuana

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NJPA Board approved, September 14, 2016

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Maintaining Availability of Resources at all Levels of Care

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As the recognition of mental illness becomes more prevalent, the need for treatment resources at all levels of care becomes increasingly more vital. These resources include, but are not limited to, […]

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statements of professional standards

APA Position Statement on Psilocybin

In September 2022, the NJPA adopted the APA's position statement.

NJPA Position Statement on Mental Health Diversion Programs

NJPA Board Approved on September 14, 2022 · Position Statement

Press Release: N.J. Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative

NJPA Becomes an Approved Subcontractor of the N.J. Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative Program designed...

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