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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.

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04/24/2017

Research Watch - April 2017 now available

Research Watch is an initiative by the residents of Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case 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

04/24/2017

Ohioans covered by Medicaid will soon be eligible for up to 15 days IH MH treatment

A change in a federal Medicaid rule that has stood for 52 years is expected to allow more Ohioans to get badly needed mental-health services. Effective July 1, Medicaid recipients ages 21 to 64 who are in a managed-care plan will be eligible for up to 15 days of inpatient mental-health treatment. The program specifically exempted that group from inpatient coverage since it was founded in 1965.

04/14/2017

OPPA Quarterly Newsletter - Insight Matters, Spring 2017

Read the latest issue of the OPPA's official newsletter. Read More

04/11/2017

Ohio's 2017 opiate conference registration is live!

Registration is now available for Ohio’s eighth annual opiate conference: Bridges to Recovery on June 12-13, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. In addition to many excellent speakers, this year's program will include a DATA 2000 waiver training through the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

04/05/2017

Nominations being accepted for the APA Bruno Lima Award in Disaster Psychaitry

The APA is calling upon District Branches/State Association presidents to submit a letter of nomination. The Bruno Lima Award recognizes outstanding contributions of APA members in the care and understanding of the victims of disaster. The APA is calling upon District Branches/State Association presidents to submit a letter of nomination. OPPA members are encouraged to recommend a colleague (or themselves) to be considered for nomination.

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April 27, 2017
8:00-9:00PM

OPPA Resident-Fellow Member Committee

Teleconference

May 8, 2017
7:00-8:00PM

OPPA Government Relations Committee

Teleconference

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