Randall Hagar, advocate for NAMI and CPA Government Affairs Director, was quoted in the Dec 1st issue of TIME magazine on Assisted Outpatient Treatment! http://time.com/3596978/crime-and-treatment/
During this time of thanks, we give thanks to you- our loyal members and valued sponsors. Thank you for your continued support and dedication towards improving the mental health system in San Diego.
October 6th- Oct 12th is Depression Screening Week in San Diego County. Free depression screenings will be offered at almost 50 sites throughout the County. For more information please visit the following link: http://www.sdchip.org/initiatives/behavioral-health-work-team/depression-screening.aspx
The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council held a press release on Friday, Sept 5, 2014. The conference was held to Report to the Community on suicide in San Diego County and to showcase their new five-minute outreach video. As the presenters stated throughout the conference, we are not alone in our efforts to prevent... read more
Robin Williams' tragic suicide has saddened us all and served as a reminder to the community of the counteless others lost to suicide. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in the world and the second leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults. The vast majority (90%) of suicides are directly... read more
This article was originally printed in the San Diego Union Tribune on August 8, 2014. To view the full article by Tim Murphy, CPA President, please click on the following link: http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/aug/08/san-diego-supervisors-laura-law-mental-illness/
SDPS Distinguished Fellowship Chair and Past President, Steven Ornish, M.D. was recently interviewed on KPBS and he explains best practices for the treatment of depression. Listen to Dr. Ornish's discussion on the Midday Edition and watch his Evening Edition interview at: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2014/aug/19/san-diego-resources-those-struggling-depression/
Congratulations to Team San Diego Psychiatric Society for earning the AFSP early-bird incentive of having 10 or more participants and raising $1,000 collectively online by August 15th! The SDPS team name will be on the official San Diego Out of the Darkness t-shirt and we are currently ranked in the top five teams for donations.... read more
As one of our efforts to support young psychiatrists in practice SDPS is starting a quarterly case consultation group in the coming Fall. The group will gather at a member's home about once every three months. Our goal is to provide a casual, supportive environment to enhance growth of clinical knowledge and skills. Participants will... read more
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014 Check-in: 7:30 AM Start Time: 9:00 AM NTC Park, Liberty Station, San Diego 2455 Cushing Rd. San Diego, CA 92106 Map & Directions Register at www.namiwalks.org and join our team!