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Community Event/Documentary Screening:
"Looking For Luke" with Q&A with NBA star Jeremy Lin
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Community Event/Documentary Screening: "Looking For Luke" with Q&A with NBA star Jeremy Lin
Sunday, September 16, 2018 (afternoon)
Location:  Farkas Auditorium at NYU Medical Center, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
 
"Looking for Luke" is a short documentary following the parents of Luke Tang, a well-liked, passionate and brilliant Harvard sophomore who took his family and friends by surprise when he died by suicide. Luke's parents, Wendell and Christina, have made it their mission to help other parents, particularly Asian parents, identify and understand the signs and signals of depression and other behavioral health disorders that can lead to suicide. 

AACAP 65th Annual Meeting and Assembly Meeting

October 22-27, 2018
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
 
Assembly of Regional Organizations Meeting
October 23, 2018

Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Professor Thom's Bar & Restaurant, 219 2nd Ave. New York, NY 10003 (map)
All members are invited to this event to welcome new trainees to the child and adolescent psychiatry community.
Did you know . . . 
AACAP New Policy Statement: Separating Immigrant Children From Their Families
AACAP New Policy Statement: Separating Immigrant Children From Their Families
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), a medical association representing physicians dedicated to the health of children and families around the globe, advocates putting an end to the practice of separating immigrant children from their families. (more . . .)

NY Assembly Bill goes to the NY Senate (A03977)

Conversion Therapy Bill passes NY Assembly!  On to the Senate!
On May 1, the NY Assembly passed a bill banning conversion therapy: http://assembly.state.ny.us/Press/files/20180430a.php.
Bill:  A03977 
The bill now moves to the NY Senate.

What do I need to know if the DACA Program ends?


There are some reports that President Trump may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program soon.  At this time, we do not know when or if the DACA program will be terminated or what the end of the program may look like. 

New York State Dept of Health Mandatory Requirement

The New York Public Health Law was amended last year to establish new mandatory continuing education requirements in the areas of pain management, palliative care and addiction. These changes reflect efforts to address the problem of opioid abuse. 
PHL Section 3309-a(3) requires all physicians (including all non-physician prescribers) who . . . (read more)

CAP Workforce

Organized by state and includes the state shortage rate


C2C integrates mental health services into programs already serving low-income communities where people may not know they need help, or are reluctant to access it. ". . . our city is taking a huge leap forward in our quest to embed mental health resources in the places where people live, work, play, and go for help." -- Chirlane McCray, First Lady and Chair, Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City (see Letter from the First Lady)