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.
As part of Ohio’s 21st Century CURES Act initiative, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is offering two free online ASAM Criteria training modules.
The OPPA, along with many other statewide physician and patient advocacy groups, sent a letter to Medicaid Director, Barbara Sears, outlining why the its members are opposed to the 1115 Demonstration Waiver.
The OPPA thanks the more than 170+ attendees who participated in the 2018 Annual Psychiatric Update, the outstanding speakers and the 21 exhibitors in attendance. Details for the 2019 meeting will be coming soon! Check out a few of the photos on the website front page slideshow.
The Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association submitted a letter, outlining comments, to the State Medical Board of Ohio in response to the draft rules on Office Based Outpatient Treatment for Opioid Addiction. Read More
In his speech, among other items, the Governor announced plans to build a new, $112 mental health hospital to replace the aging Twin Valley Behavioral healthcare facility in Columbus. Read More
March 27, 2018
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