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Happy Thanksgiving

By editor
November 26, 2014

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.


Depression Screening Week in San Diego County

By editor
October 6, 2014

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


SD County Suicide Prevention Council Releases Report to the Community

By editor
September 8, 2014

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

By editor
August 26, 2014

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


TIME FOR SAN DIEGO COUNTY TO AUTHORIZE LAURA’S LAW

By admin
August 26, 2014

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 Member in the Media

By editor
August 20, 2014

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/


Congrats Team San Diego Psychiatric Society

By editor
August 18, 2014

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


SDPS Early Career Psychiatrist Case Consultation Group

By admin
May 27, 2014

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


NAMI Walks

By admin
April 2, 2014

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!  


The 55th Annual San Diego Psychiatric Society Installation and Dinner

By admin
March 18, 2014

Featuring Guest Speaker, Elyn Saks, J.D. Date: Friday, June 06, 2014 Time: 6:00 PM Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine 3777 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92122 Map & Directions Phone: (858) 300-2787 Email: janelle.kistler@sdcms.org Website: http://www.sandiegopsychiatricsociety.org Purchase Tickets