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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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


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.


OPPA Quarterly Newsletter - Insight Matters, Spring 2017

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


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.


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 2017 
April 27, 2017

OPPA Resident-Fellow Member Committee


May 8, 2017

OPPA Government Relations Committee


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