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
Military and TBI Resources: 4/25 DCoE webinar-Military Families and Coping with Reintegration Challenges
Military and PTSD Upcoming Education Opportunities: 4/25 DCoE webinar-Military Families and Coping with Reintegration Challenges
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
TBI Resources: 3/28 DCoE webinar - Dizziness after Mild TBI
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
Texas Chapter: 27th Annual Psychiatric Nursing Symposium, 4/4-5/13
Pennsylvania Chapter: APNA PA Chapter Annual Conference, 3/16/13, 7:30am-4:30pm
New England Chapter: NEAPNA Spring Conference, March 8, 2013
Substance Use Resources: 3/12/13 National Council webinar - Integrating Treatment for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders
Military Mental Health Resources: VA online training series - From the War Zone to the Home Front
Iowa/Nebraska Chapters: APNA-IA and APNA-NE 2013 Spring Conference, Friday, April 26, 2013
Kansas Chapter: 14th Annual Denim Conference, March 1
Georgia Chapter: Dinner - 2/28, 6:30 pm, Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Norcross, GA
Florida Chapter: APNA FL Chapter 2013 Spring Conference, Saturday, February 23, 2013, 8:15am-4:00pm
Grants & Scholarships: NINR Summer Genetics Institute application information
Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute: Tentative program information posted!
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!
Grants and Scholarships: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Improving Health and Reducing Premature Mortality in People with Severe Mental Illness (NIMH), RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars Call for Applications
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
Annual Conference: 10 podcasts from the 26th Annual Conference posted online.
Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events: New resources posted
Annual Conference: 27th Annual Conference call for abstracts and reviewers open!
Annual Conference: Online Poster Gallery up!
Substance Use Resources: ONDCP's National Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Plan
Medication Updates: New Rule on dispensation of buprenorphine for opioid dependence
Recovery Resources: Person-First Language Bibliography and Resource List provided by the Recovery Council
PTSD Resources: Two informational resources from the PTSD Alliance
Press Releases: Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and Consumer Advocate Eric Arauz Named Champions of Psychiatric Nursing by APNA
JAPNA: Call for papers - special focus issue on LGBT people and advancing health equity
Annual Conference: Poster presentation winners posted!
TBI Resources: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center Winter Webinar Series - Hot Topics in Traumatic Brain Injury
Grants and Scholarships: New funding opportunities posted
RN-PMH Resources: 2012 NSO Risk Management Reports for RNs
APPN Resources: New NSO Risk Management Reports for NPs
Recovery Upcoming Educational Opportunities: National Council Behavioral Health World Series Webinars
Military & PTSD Resources: 11/15 DCoE Webinar - Clinical Use of Mobile Apps in Behavioral Health Treatment
Annual Conference Housing: New hotel with APNA Group Rate - Mariott Pittsburgh City Center
Health Care Reform Involvement: Comments on CMS' preliminary recommendations of the Hospital Outpatient Payment Panel on supervision for select services
Medication Updates: Two research updates from AHRQ - offlabel use of atypical antipsychotics and prescription of second-generation antidepressants for adults with depression
Military & PTSD Resources: DCoE Webinar - Understanding Psychopharmacology Polypharmacy in Service Member and Veteran Populations, October 25, 2012, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT)
Publications Discounts: New discount for members! 35% off subscription to Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Military Mental Health Resources: Report Briefs - Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans and Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces
Integrated Care Resources: 10/16 Webinar - How to do the Managed Care Dance – What You Need to Know to Participate in Networks
Medication Updates: FDA update on Budeprion XL 300mg
Child & Adolescent Trauma Resources: SAMHSA Podcast: Cultural Awareness: Children and Youth in Disasters Podcast
APNA Position Papers: Adoption of SBIRT
Integrated Physical & Mental Health Care: Literature collection from the AHRQ Academy for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA Report - Results from the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Health Care Reform Involvement: Support of Keeping All Students Safe Act
Recovery Resources: Free Webinar from SAMHSA - Peer-Driven Innovations: Changing Systems, Changing Lives; 9/27/12
Military & PTSD Resources: Clinical support tools to treat dizziness symptoms associated with TBI from DCoE
Annual Conference: Change to Session 2044, second presentation
RN-PMH Resources: Mental Health Environment of Care Checklist from the VA added.
Annual Conference Product Theaters: New Product Theater added for Wednesday Dinner
Annual Conference: Hotel updates posted for the Westin, Courtyard, and Hampton Inn - some nights sold out!
PTSD Resources: New program from the VA - About Face
Integrated Care - Recent Developments: State Learning Networks strive to improve addictions treatment with medication assisted treatment
Hawaii Chapter: APNA HI 2012 Conference, October 4th and 5th, 2012
Michigan Chapter: Opportunities and Challenges with Electroconvulsive Therapy in Today’s World, October 2, 2012
Florida Chapter: Membership Meeting Conference Call, October 17, 2012, 8pm EST
Illinois Chapter: APNA Illinois Chapter Annual Conference September 22, 2012
Military & PTSD Resources: DCoE September 27 Webinar - Managing Suicide Behavior
Joining Forces: September 2012 update from the VA
Tennessee Chapter: APNA TN Chapter Meeting feat. Dr. Joe Kennedy, Psychiatrist, September 24, 2012 at 6:30pm
Indiana Chapter: Through December 2012, chapter meetings will be held on the 1st Thursday of every month starting between 6:00-6:30 pm.
Ohio Chapter: Chapter Annual Conference, September 28, 2012
RN-PMH Resources: Deposition Video for Nursing Professionals
Integrated Care Resources: New research shows collaborative chronic care models work
Recovery Resources: Two upcoming webinars on trauma-informed care
Integrated Care Resources: 8/28/12 SAMHSA Webinar - Understanding the Disease of Addiction and the Recovery Process in Health Center Settings
Annual Conference Brochure: Updates to the print brochure made to include the Thursday Symposium, extra contact hours, & new Session 4017.
Annual Conference: NEW Symposium Luncheon on Thursday! Additional 1.5 contact hours available with this session.
PTSD Resources: 8/23/12 Webinar PTSD 101: Education for the Civilian Health Care Provider Treating Service Members - free CE!
Annual Conference: Session 4017 has been changed due to cancellation of original presentation. Check out the change in the Saturday Program.
Integrated Care Resources: New report and issue brief from SAMHSA's Center for Integrated Health Solutions
Child & Adolescent Trauma Resources: 8/27/12 Webinar - Trauma from Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Hidden Epidemic
APPN Resources: AHRQ Report on 13 second-generation antidepressants
APRN Licensing & Certification: Table of CNS prescriptive privileges by state
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA 2010 Treatment Episode Data Set - Admissions (TEDS-A) now online
Publications Discounts: $100 off training DVD on movement disorder identification and assessment
RN-PMH Resources: SAMHSA Report - Mental Health, United States, 2010
Substance Use Resources: From SAMHSA - The Role of Biomarkers in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders, 2012 Revision; An Introduction to Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone for the Treatment of People with Opioid Dependence
Recovery Resources: New guide - Putting Recovery at the Heart of All We Do
Child & Adolescent Resources - Substance Use: New SAMHSA data spotlight on youth in therapeutic foster care and substance use
Tobacco Dependence Council: Upcoming Smoking Cessation Leadership Center webinar announced - free CE!
Military and PTSD Resources: July DCoE webinar announced.
Medication Updates: FDA updated Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids
Substance Use Resources: New additions include FAQs and a guide to integrated treatments
Counseling Points: Archived Counseling Points™ - Caring for Patients with ADHD Throughout the Lifespan made available. (Not eligible for CE)
Medication Updates: FDA prompts companies to remove certain unapproved oxycodone products from market.
Annual Conference: Session abstracts posted.
APNF Grants Recipients: Biographical info posted.
Recovery Upcoming Educational Opportunities: 6/25 Nurturing Recovery in Supportive Housing Webinar
Substance Use Resources: New guidelines from SAMHSA on pharmacologic interventions for individuals with co-ocurring MH and SUD.
PTSD Resources: 6/28 DCoE June Webinar - Intimate Partner Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know - Free CE!
Annual Conference: Registration Open!
JAPNA: Call for papers posted
Annual Conference: program information posted!
Education Council: 6/6/12 SAMHSA Webinar - Ensuring Access & Inclusion in Higher Education: Rights, Rules, & Responsibilities
Recovery Resources - Guide, Kits & Tools: New resource from SAMHSA, Shared Decision Making in Mental Health Decision Aid: Considering the Role of Antipsychotic Medications in your Recovery Plan
Publications Discounts: 50% off Nurses: Past, Present, and Future for the month of May!
Recovery Resources - Upcoming Educational Opportunities: 5/10 SAMHSA webinar announced!
Military & PTSD Resources: New resources from afterdeployment.org
General Military Mental Health Resources: New resources from the VA's Health Services Research & Development Service - Evidence Based Synthesis Program
Grants & Scholarships: SAMHSA RFA for funding primary and behavioral health care integration programs
Tobacco Dependence: Upcoming May 14 webinar!
Military & PTSD Resources: New resource from Justice for Vets - Dispatch from the Front Lines newsletter
APNA Elections: Nominating Committee announces slate of candidates!
Annual Conference: Registration rates posted!
Grants and Scholarships: 7 STTI research grant opportunities posted.
Grants and Scholarships: ANF 2012 Nursing Research Grants information updated.
Child & Adolescent Resources: 4/23/12 Webinar Announcement- Children of Deployed Parents: Health Care Provider Strategies for Enhancing Coping Skills (Free CE!)
RN-PMH Resources: 2 resources for compassion fatigue and secondary traumatic stress posted.
CPI Program: Symposium luncheon info added.
TBI Resources: New resources from the Brain Injury Association of America
Multiple Chronic Conditions Resources: SAMHSA Treatment Protocol - Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders
Health Care Reform Involvement: 2 letters sent regarding FY 2013 appropriations have been posted.
Medication Updates: FDA approves first generic Lexapro to treat depression and anxiety disorder.
Other Educational Opportunities: TBI webinar from the DCoE on 3/22 at 1:00 pm EST - Register in advance to receive CEUs!
Traumatic Brain Injury Resources: March is Brain Injury Awareness month - check out new resources posted from Brainline.org!
CPI Conference: Keynote Jimmie Holland's bio posted!
Other Educational Opportunities: 2 educational modules from NIMH on neuroscience and psychiatry
Recovery Upcoming Educational Opportunities: Next SAMHSA RTP webinar, Understanding and Building on Culture and Spirituality in Recovery-Oriented Practice, info posted.
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA's 2007 Drug Abuse Warning Network data is now available.
About Psych Nurses: Content updated!
CPI Conference: Registration is now open!
Recovery Resources - Upcoming Educational Opportunities: Creating a Culture of Wellness: A Path to Eliminating Seclusion and Restraints, 2/29/12, 2:00pm
Traumatic Brain Injury Resources: Mild TBI Web-Based Case Studies - earn free CE!
Other Educational Opportunities: Free DCoE Webinar - Helping PTSD, TBI Patients with Sleep Problems, Feb. 23, 1 - 2:30 pm (EST) Continuing education units available!
Publications Discounts: New discount for members! 50% off select books from Cambridge University Press
Recovery Upcoming Educational Opportunities: 2/28 SAMHSA ADS Center Teleconference
Substance Use Resources
Data from the 2010 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) now available.
APRN Licensing & Certification Resources: APRN maps which delineate to titles, roles, and requirements for APRNs in each state
Recovery Webinars: Archived version of SAMHSA's 1/25 webinar, Assessing for and Addressing Trauma in Recovery-Oriented Practice, now available.
CPI Conference: Estimated costs posted.
Childhood and Adolescent Trauma Resources: New resource for children with parents in the military.
Upcoming Conferences: Dates and location for the 2013 Annual Conference posted!
Child and Adolescent Resources - Childhood Suicide Prevention: Save the Date! Research to Practice Webinar on Bullying and Suicide Prevention, 2/2/12, 3pm
Military and PTSD Resources - Traumatic Brain Injury: New TBI and Psychological Health Co-Occuring Conditions Toolkit App now available!
Online Poster Gallery: browse and review poster presentation abstracts from the 25th Annual Conference!
Publications Discounts: New discount for members! bp Magazine and esperanza (hope for depression)
Nursing Reports & Surveys: 2012 National Patient Safety Goals posted