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FEBRUARY 14, 2024 | View Online | Psychiatric News

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Antidepressants May Help Cognitive Function in Adults With Late-Life Depression

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ANNUAL MEETING

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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Thursday, February 15, Noon ET: Drug Shortages and Its Impact on Prescribers, Pharmacies, and Patients

This webinar, which is part of APA’s “Policy and Practice Insights” series, will be co-hosted by the American Community Pharmacist Association. Presenters will share the many factors that are impacting the stimulant supply; the impact of the shortage on patients, prescribers, and pharmacies; and ways in which prescribers and pharmacists can work together during this challenging time.

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Thursday, February 15, 3 p.m.: Zero Suicide: Taking Systems Approach to Suicide Prevention in Health Care

This SMI Adviser webinar provides an overview of the Zero Suicide framework, which is an evidence-informed set of practices and tools to improve the care and outcomes for patients at risk of suicide within health and behavioral health care delivery systems. The framework’s key clinical, organizational, and continuous quality improvement components will be discussed.

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REMEMBERING MEMBERS

In Memoriam

APA honors members whose deaths were reported to APA from October 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023.

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ADHD Stimulant Therapy and Prescription Drug Misuse During Transition to Adulthood

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