The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.
In case you missed it, according to a newly released report by the State of Ohio's Board of Pharmacy's Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS), opioids prescribed to Ohioans declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2017. consecutive year in 2017, according to a newly released report from the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy’s Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS).
The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the public about criminals posing as DEA Special Agents or other law enforcement personnel as part of an international extortion scheme.
Research Watch is an initiative by the residents of Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in the form of a monthly e-publication, which aims to inform psychiatry residents and faculty of notable articles published in prominent research and educational journals, with the hope of promoting a culture of incorporating latest research in our psychiatric worldview. Read More
Cannabinoids and Psychosis
Cannabis has been used as a therapeutic agent for millennia and was part of the U.S. pharmacopeia until the 20th century.
As we recognize and celebrate National Doctors' Day, the OPPA would like to thank its members for all you do on behalf of your patients with mental illness, including drug addiction. Your service, expertise, selflessness and dedication to the profession of medicine, especially psychiatry, is greatly appreciated by so many!
April 24, 2018
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