: Letter supporting nomination of Robert McDonald as Secretary of the VA, etter supporting Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2014, letter to the VA supporting their work to modernize the VHA Nursing Handbook
: New research article in Health Affairs
: Free ANA webinar for APNA Members on 7/16: Healthy Work Environments: Improving Patient and Nurse Outcomes
: Continuing Nursing Education for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses – Registration is Open for the APNA 28th Annual Conference
: June Members' Corner now available!
: To Support Safe Delivery of Health Care to Persons with Mental Illness, APNA Releases Updated Standards of Practice and Position Paper on Use of Seclusion and Restraint
: June Nursing Community Letters to Secretary Sebelius and the Veterans Administration
: Recent articles from SAMHSA on the role of nurses in the integrated care team
: 2012 HRSA National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners
Military & PTSD Resources
: Upcoming DCoE Webinar - Understanding Changes to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder Diagnosis in DSM-5
: 2 free sessions for Nurses Week & Mental Health Month
: Nursing Community letter to the Senate Appropriation Subcommittee
: ANA Free Nurses Week Webinar - 5/7/14
: FDA approves new hand-held auto-injector to reverse opioid overdose
: Upcoming 4/10 Webinar: The Role of Self-Management in Using Medications
Job Postings: Job search app now available on iTunes!
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letter regarding FY 2015 appropriations; Nursing Community letter on DME provision in the ACA
Free CE: April 16, 2014 ANA webinar - free for APNA members
Videos About Psych Nursing: New webpage!
TBI Resources: 4/10 Defense Centers of Excellence Webinar - free CE
TBI Resources: 3/27 Defense Centers of Excellence Webinar - free CE!
Other Educational Opportunities: 3/19 Nursing Community Webinar - free CE!
Recovery to Practice: Update on APNA's RTP curriculum
Medication Updates: Voluntary recall issued for Effexor (150mg)
Other Educational Opportunities: DCoE monthly webinar series - free CE!
Press Releases: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Names Colleen Corte as Associate Editor for its Journal
Integrated Care Resources: Info on Accountable Care Organizations and promising Medicaid models
TBI Resources: Upcoming DCoE Webinar on March 13th - free CE!
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letters to the CNO of the US Public Health Service
Integrated Care Resources: Core Competencies for Integrated Care from SAMHSA and the Annapolis Coalition
Grants & Scholarships: 5th Annual Scholarship Competition for Graduate Students & Mental Health Trainees
Other Educational Opportunities: Free CE! NSO 2/27 webinar - Nurse Practitioner Liability Update: A Three-part Approach
Child & Adolescent Resources: SAMHSA 6-part webinar series on girls' behavioral health
Other Educational Opportunities: 2014-2015 APNA Endorsed CPNP Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Review Course - Discounted price for members!
Organizational Responses: APNA comments on NCSBN's proposed APRN Compact Model Legislation
Advocacy Tools: New tools added!
Military & PTSD Resources: Mental Health Environment of Care Checklist
Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute:
Annual Conference: Sponsorship brochure now available
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letter supporting Surgeon General nomination; letter regarding proposed revisions to the VHA handbook which would give APRNs full scope of practice
Military & PTSD Resources: 2/13 DCoE Webinar - TBI Management in the Deployed Environment: The Concussion Care Center Model
Recovery Resources: 2/12 International Bipolar Foundation Webinar with Eric Arauz - How Written and Oral Storytelling Saved My Life
ACA Resources: 2/12 ADS Center Webinar - Time to Get Insured: Learn the Who, What, Why, and How to Enroll in Health Insurance through the Medicaid Expansion or the State or Federal Marketplace
Military & PTSD Resources: VA Community Provider Toolkit
Military & PTSD Resources: 1/30 SAMHSA Webinar: Strategies for Improving Rural Behavioral Health Services for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
APPN Resources: 1/24 Webinar: Transitioning to ICD-10: Why It’s Important to Behavioral Health Care Providers and How to Prepare
Medication Updates: FDA approves Farxiga to treat type 2 diabetes
Military & PTSD Resources: Upcoming webinar on TBI - 1/16, upcoming webinar on PTSD - 1/23
Other Educational Opportunities: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors January 23rd Webinar
Grants and Scholarships: Beck Institute Faculty Scholarship Competition, online nursing scholarship database
Substance Use Resources: National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services - 2012 data
Substance Use Resources: Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction - Appendix B Assessment and Screening Instruments
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA Peer Providers Webpage
Medication Updates: Methylphenidate ADHD Medications: Risk of Long-lasting Erections
Medication Updates: FDA approves first generic version of Cymbalta
TBI Resources: December 18th DCoE Webinar - The Role of Integrative Medicine in the Treatment of TBI
CPI: Keynote speaker Xavier Amador announced!
Grants & Scholarships: NIMH Multi-Site Post Doctoral Research Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health Services
Press Releases: APNA collaborates to ensure parity
Integrated Care Resources: AHRQ Lexicon for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration
Medications Updates: Rosiglitazone-containing diabetes medicine - 2010 FDA Restrictions Removed
Affordable Care Act Resources: Get Covered Calculator
Advocacy: Nursing Community letter to the Conference Budget Committee re: FY 2014
Medication Updates: DEA 2013 National Drug Threat Assessment released
Integrated Care: CMS issues new guidance on same day billing in Medicare
Medication Updates: Opioids Prove Effective for Restless Legs Syndrome
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA-HRSA 10-Minutes at a Time HIT Library; Upcoming 11/20 Webinar from the National Council
Grants & Scholarships: Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention Call for Applications
Geropsych Nursing Resources: Antipsychotic Drug use in Nursing Homes Trend Update
APPN Reports & Statistics: The Mental Health Workforce - A Primer
Recovery Resources: Upcoming 11/7 SAMHSA Webinar: Peer Practice and Context: Developing Quality Standards
Grants & Scholarships: 2013 RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows Call for Applications
ACA Resources: 10/31 National Council Webinar - The ABC’s of Open Enrollment for Behavioral Health Providers
Military & PTSD Resources: October DCoE Webinar - free CE!
Annual Conference: Save the Date 2014 now available for download
Membership: New Feature - eMembership in ANA
Board of Directors: Welcome to the 2013 Board!
Annual Conference: View poster presentations in the Online Poster Gallery
Joining Forces: Updates on APNA activities
ACA Resources: SAMHSA toolkits for providers and consumers now available
Integrated Care Resources: Infographic from SAMHSA and NCBH
Grants & Scholarships: NINR Graduate Partnerships Program info posted.
RN & APRN Practice: Free 3-part Compliance Webinar Series from the National Council for Behavioral Health
ACA Resources: Materials for small businesses and links to infographics
ACA Resources: Provider-focused publications from CMS
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit
Nursing Reports & Surveys: National Hospital Care Survey - info for participating
Healthcare Reform Advocacy: Letter in support of the Home Healthcare Improvement Planning Act
RN Resources: Free CE from the CDC on workplace violence prevention
Medication Updates: New federal guidelines for managing occupational exposure to HIV
TBI Resources: Neuroimaging following mTBI in the Non-Deployed Setting Clinical Recommendation
Grants & Scholarships: HRSA Funding Opporunity - Veterans to Nurses and Physician Assistants Workforce Program
Integrated Care Webinars: First podcast from the 11th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute posted
Nursing Report & Surveys: Archived webinar on the latest scope of practice state legislation
Publications Discounts Program: 20% off books by Carol Kivler for APNA members!
National Dialogue on Mental Health: SAMHSA toolkit for community conversations about mental health
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA Report - Coalitions and Community Health: Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care
RN Resources - Practice: AHRQ Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety
National Dialogue on Mental Health: Mental Health First Aid training program info
Medication Updates: FDA Safety Alert - Benzotropine Mesylate Injection recall
Medication Updates: FDA Safety Alert re: Zyprexa Relprevv (Olanzapine Pamoate)
Health Care Reform Involvement: Nursing Community letter to Marilyn Tavenner
Military & PTSD Resources: Free online mental health screening for members of the military.
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA Technical Assistance Publication: Systems-Level Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA self-paced online course: Primary Care for Substance Use Professionals
Substance Use Resources: Guides regarding specific gender concerns when treating men and women for substance use disorders
Medication Updates: The FDA has approved label changes specifying new dosing recommendations for zolpidem products
Grants and Scholarships: HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Autism National Committee letter to Rep. Kline and Miller re: 200 National, State, and Local Organizations Ask Congress to Protect Schoolchildren from Dangerous Restraint & Seclusion and Pass the Keeping All Students Safe Act
Child and Adolescent Resources: Seclusion and restraint fact sheet from the Autism National Committee, Inc.
Integrated Care - Recent Developments: Addiction + Primary Care Integration-Lessons from Early Adopters
Child and Adolescent Substance Use Resources: Challenges of Pregnant Teens in Substance Abuse Treatment
Substance Use Resources: Challenges of Pregnant Teens in Substance Abuse Treatment
Medication Updates: SAMHSA DAWN report on Zolpidem
Continuing Education: Free CE in in honor of Nurses Week!
Continuing Education: Free CE in the APNA eLearning Center
RN Resources - Reports: 2013 HRSA Nursing Workforce Analysis
Recovery Educational Opportunities: ADS Webinar-Corporate Pioneers—Creating Cultures of Caring: Enhancing Health and Safety in the Workplace and the Larger Community
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Autism National Committee letter to Rep. Kline and Miller re: Keeping All Students Safe Act
Medication Updates: FDA updates on reformulated OxyContin.
Recovery Educational Opportunities: Recovery to Practice Webinar-The Affordable Care Act and Implications for Recovery-Oriented Practice
Medication Updates: First-Generation Versus Second-Generation Antipsychotics in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness
APRN Resources: First-Generation Versus Second-Generation Antipsychotics in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness
Emergency Nurse Resources: Suicide Prevention Tips for Emergency Medical Services and the Workplace
Other Educational Opportunities: PCP Integrated Care Event
Military and PTSD Upcoming Education Opportunities: Acute Severe TBI: Lessons Learned and Prospects for Future Treatment
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community letter to Sen. Murray re: Children's Trauma Recovery Act
Integrated Care Recent Developments: NIH study shows people with serious mental illnesses can lose weight
Military Mental Health Resources: Free app available for Apple and Android devices for military health providers
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community testimony re: FY 2014 appropriations for Nursing Workforce Development
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community letter to Government Accountability Office re: Reappointment of Dr. Naylor
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community letters to President Obama, US House, and Co-Chair of House Nursing Caucus
Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events: new podcast from SAMHSA
APRN Resources: Scope of Practice Legislation Database
Military Mental Health Resources: Military to Civilian Occupational Translator from Military Connection
Military Mental Health Resources: VA online training series - From the War Zone to the Home Front
Grants & Scholarships: Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy scholarships for faculty and students
Annual Conference Podcasts: 21 new podcasts from the 26th Annual Conference posted!
Substance Use Resources: National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services: 2011 Data on Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities
Medication Updates: NIMH Mental Health Medications Guide
Military Mental Health Resources: Veterans Employment Toolkit from the VA posted
Mental Health Care Reform: Letter to President Obama from Mental Health Liaison Group
Publications Discounts Program: New discount for APNA members! 15% of Eric Arauz's An American Resurrection
Military & PTSD Upcoming Education: Defense Centers of Excellence Winter Webinar Series dates and topics posted
Recovery Resources: SAMHSA upcoming webinar on 1/31 - The Use of Medications in Recovery-Oriented Practice
Grants and Scholarships: HRSA NurseCorps Scholarship Program
PTSD Resources: New resources for providers from Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD
Medication Updates: FDA requires lower recommended doses of Zolpidem containing products, including Ambien, Ambian CR, Edluar, and Zolpimist
Military & PTSD Resources: 2 DCoE webinars - Hot Topics in Traumatic Brain Injury
Integrated Care Webinars: National Council 1/15 webinar on WHAM Peer Support Groups
Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events: New resources posted