A reception for supporters of APA's political action committee,
APAPAC, will take place Saturday, May 19, at the San Diego Marriott.
There is still plenty of time to join the PAC before the annual meeting, and
you can do so online at<www.psych.org/members/apapac/index.cfm>.
Also, during your stay in San Diego, stop by the APAPAC Suite at
the San Diego Marriott and help make APAPAC an integral part of APA's
campaign to educate Congress about the needs of the profession and your
APAPAC gives APA members with a direct opportunity to support the
election of federal candidates who will best advocate for psychiatry's
interest in Congress. This year psychiatry will face crucial challenges in
Congress, and it is essential that we have the opportunity to meet with and
inform key legislators on a variety of issues that will directly affect your
practice. Key legislative agenda items on which APA is urging action in this
session of Congress are
Your PAC support enables APA to continue to increase its proactive
education and lobbying efforts to key legislators on these and other issues
that confront psychiatric practice and patients who need mental health
More information about APAPAC is available in the Members
Corner of APA's Web site at<www.psych.org/members/apapac/index.cfm>
and from Jason Pray by e-mail at
or phone at (703) 907-8581.