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Press Releases

APA Teams With Microsoft to Bring Mental Health Education Into the Classroom

Online program links psychologists with students via Skype
March 20, 2017

APA Urges Congress to Reject President's Proposed Budget

Drastic cuts would severely limit science, health, education and human services programs
March 17, 2017

APA Calls Upon Congress to Oppose American Health Care Act

Expresses concern to House leaders over Congressional Budget Office analysis
March 16, 2017

APA Recognizes Five Organizations For Healthy Workplace Practices

Employers honored for fostering employee well-being while enhancing business performance
March 15, 2017

People See Black Men as Larger, More Threatening Than Same-Sized White Men

Findings could help explain why black men more likely to be shot by police, study says
March 13, 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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