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Feb. 10-14, 2020 (PDF, 310KB)

  • A new advocacy network to mobilize psychologists.
  • Urging Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services not to impose major Medicare cuts in 2021.
  • Calling for an immediate halt to sharing immigrant youths' confidential psychotherapy notes with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • Putting the president’s fiscal year 2021 budget in perspective.
  • Bringing psychology to new substance use disorder advisory committee.

Feb. 3-7, 2020 (PDF, 337KB)

  • Advising Congress on the mental health issues associated with climate change. 
  • Speaking out against Medicare’s proposed cuts in reimbursement. 
  • Raising awareness about pediatric mental health. 
  • Supporting Medicare coverage of services for eating disorders. 

Jan. 27-31, 2020 (PDF, 346KB)

  • Working to ease the addiction crisis.
  • Raising awareness about traumatic brain injuries in military and veterans.
  • Reducing barriers to fentanyl research.
  • Speaking out on Supreme Court ruling that could immigrant services.
  • Advancing suicide prevention research.
  • Advising White House on the research environment.

Jan. 20-24, 2020 (PDF, 369KB)

  • Advancing role of psychological pain management.
  • Focusing on black youth suicide and mental health.
  • Increasing access to whole-person care.
  • Improving care for veterans with serious mental illness.

Jan. 13-17, 2020 (359KB)

  • Statement on regulatory burden for cannabis researchers.
  • Expanding early childhood mental health services.
  • Sharing suicide prevention priorities.
  • Campaigning to increase access to mental health services.
  • Advocating for regulatory changes.
  • Welcoming new members of APA Advocacy Coordinating Committee.

Jan. 6-10, 2020 (PDF, 357KB)

  • APA's 2020 advocacy priorities.
  • Calling for more basic and clinical psychological research.
  • Talking with Sen. Gillibrand about health confidentiality.
  • Hand-delivering APA report on psychology of immigration to every member of Congress.
  • Addressing rural mental health and suicide prevention with Senate committee.
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