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Press Releases

APA Voices Opposition to Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act

Bill would devastate Medicaid, endanger Americans with mental health and substance use disorders, including opioid addictions, APA says
June 22, 2017

Accentuate the Positive to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

Greater diversity of positive emotions associated with lower indicators of systemic inflammation, study says
June 22, 2017

APA Refocuses Pilot Program Aimed At Curtailing Unauthorized Publication Of Journal Articles

Individual authors not program’s target, APA says
June 15, 2017

Dan D. Rogers Elementary School Wins Golden Psi Award

Dallas school honored for implementing mindfulness practices
June 12, 2017

Heads of Major Mental Health Associations Urge Senate to Reject Flawed American Health Care Act

Letter to Senate leaders offers blueprint for health care reform
June 8, 2017

APA policy statements on topics such as ethics, health care reform, and LGBT issues.


APA responds to news on issues relating to psychology.


Op-eds contributed by leaders of APA.


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